Cutting off irrigation early may reduce almond hull rot
AuthorsBeth L. Teviotdale
David A. Goldhamer
Authors AffiliationsBeth Teviotdale is Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology, based at Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis; Themis Michailides is Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, based at Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier, UC Davis; David A. Goldhamer is Extension Specialist, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, based at Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier, UC Davis; Mario Viveros is Farm Advisor, Kern County, UC Davis Summer Undergraduate Affirmative Action Program, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier; Lisa Schmidt was participants in the UC Davis Summer Undergraduate Affirmative Action Program, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier; Valeshia Hines was participants in the UC Davis Summer Undergraduate Affirmative Action Program, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier.
Hilgardia 48(3):33-36. DOI:10.3733/ca.v048n03p33. May 1994.
Cutting off irrigation two weeks before harvest substantially reduced the damage caused by hull rot in a Kern County almond orchard trial. The extent of leaf death was affected by the stage of hull split at which the fruit were inoculated, but not by the concentration of inoculum.
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