The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is hosting a spring citrus meeting for members of the citrus industry in San Joaquin Valley at the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office on Thursday, June 7. UCCE Area Citrus Advisor Dr. Greg Douhan will provide an update on the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing in California.
Timeline of speakers and topics:
8:30 – 9 a.m. – Registration
9 – 9:30 a.m. – HLB/ACP Update for California Citrus
- Dr. Greg W. Douhan, University of California Cooperative Extension, Tulare, CA
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. – Fruit Numbers, Fruit Size, Tree Density and Pruning in Navel Orange
- Craig Kallsen, University of California Cooperative Extension, Bakersfield, CA
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. – Break
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. – Nematodes and Velum One as a Post Plant Nematicide
- Dr. Jim Hruskoci, Sr. Technical Service Scientist, Southern SJV, Product Development North America, Crop Science
11:15 a.m. – Noon – Citrus Pathogens – Friends or Foes?
- Shih-Hua Tan & Tyler Dang, Ph.D. candidates, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside, CA.
Noon – 1 p.m. – Lunch
Spring Citrus Meeting
Thursday, June 7, 2018
8:30 a.m. – Noon
Tulare County Agricultural Building
4437 S. Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
Click here to learn more about the event.