Backyard Orchard News
This week we tested nine varieties of blood oranges in the Fruit Quality Laboratory. Recent...
Blood orange juice -- photo by Rock Christiano
Lindcove's electronic titrator
The statistics are alarming. "Every 45 seconds a child in Africa dies from malaria, a...
A malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, feeding on human blood. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)
A "golden boy" drew a lot of attention at the Bohart Museum of Entomology last Saturday, April 12...
Male Valley carpenter bee draws attention at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A tentative touch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Fingers nestle the male Valley carpenter bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Citrus Production Manual is available and for the month of April the price is reduced from $75 to $60! This is the first citrus manual in more than 20 years to cover all the major topics of citrus production including planting, horticulture, pest management and post harvest issues. It is a wonderful resource for all citrus producers and pest managers.
To order a copy, go to the UC Ag and Natural Resources catalog http://anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/ and type in publication 3539 or the search term 'citrus production manual' or call 1-800-994-8849.
Better yet, if you buy both the Citrus Production Manual and the IPM for citrus manual (pub 3539Promo) the combined price is only $85 - a savings of $30!
If you've never been to Briggs Hall during the annual campuswide Picnic Day at the University of...
A maggot dipped in water-based, non-toxic paint crawls on paper. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)