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California Almonds: Aspergillus Niger Induced Hull Rot

California Almonds: Aspergillus Niger Induced Hull Rot

👤By Brent Holtz, UCCE Farm Advisor San Joaquin County 🕔Nov 6, 2017

Hull rot can reduce yields of vigorous young almond orchards in the central and southern San Joaquin Valley.  Symptoms often observed are dieback in lower limbs that often exhibit less bloom in the spring.

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California Almonds: Strategic Deficit Irrigation – 1st Line of Defense Against Hull Rot

California Almonds: Strategic Deficit Irrigation – 1st Line of Defense Against Hull Rot

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Hull rot disease is caused by two pathogens that thrive on split hulls of well-watered and well-fertilized trees. The best defense against these pathogens is to cut back on irrigations and check that nitrogen rates do not exceed crop demand.

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California Almonds: Irrigation Can Increase Hull Rot Development

California Almonds: Irrigation Can Increase Hull Rot Development

👤By David Doll, The Almond Doctor 🕔Aug 24, 2015

The UC water production function (WPF) project within almond has given us an opportunity to look at how irrigation rates can impact the amount of hull rot that develops.

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California Almonds: 4 Causes for Poor Nut Removal

California Almonds: 4 Causes for Poor Nut Removal

👤By David Doll, University of California 🕔Aug 14, 2015

There have been a lot of reports of poor removal of ‘Nonpareil’ almonds. This issue may be caused by a few different issues, all which require a different management plan. The potential causes as well as some thoughts on management are

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California Almonds: Sticking, Hull Rot Noted As Shaking Moves Along – AgFax

California Almonds: Sticking, Hull Rot Noted As Shaking Moves Along – AgFax

🕔Aug 10, 2014

Harvest in the Nonpareils continues. No specific yield reports and no word of shaking in other varieties. Some informal observations about potential yield don’t paint a particularly strong picture. More sticking than normal is being noted in places. Reports of

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