California Almonds: Aspergillus Niger Induced Hull Rot

🕔Nov 6, 2017Hull 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 […]

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

🕔Apr 19, 2017Hull 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 […]

California Almonds: Irrigation Can Increase Hull Rot Development

🕔Aug 24, 2015The 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.

California Almonds: 4 Causes for Poor Nut Removal

🕔Aug 14, 2015There 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 […]

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

🕔Aug 10, 2014Harvest 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 […]

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