Fruit and Nuts
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Fruit and Nuts

Fruit and Nuts

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Katherine Pope is the Area Orchard Systems Advisor for Sacramento, Solano and Yolo Counties, covering production research, education and assistance with almonds, prunes and walnuts.

This website is in the process of being updated. Additional resources are at the previous Orchard Advisor's page here and the UC Davis Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center. Contact Katherine at 530-377-9528 or kspope at ucanr.edu. 

NEW Young Orchard Handbook

This publication provides an overview of recent research and information to assistant in the management of young almond and walnut orchards. Proper management of an orchard in the first five years of its life will help optimize orchard health, growth and yield over the life of the orchard. Click to download:
Young Orchard Handbook

Fruit & Nut News

Interview With Tree Breeder Tom Gradziel
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Advances in Walnut Production Short Course
 Set for Nov 16 - 19, 2015 on the UC Davis Campus The UC Fruit & Nut Research &...

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