2015 Harvest Time Updates

Over the past week, a few interesting observations have been made. These include: 1. Hull rot in Nonpareil appears worse in many ‘Nonpareil’ orchards. This is most likely due to the higher-than-normal humidity levels experienced during the initiation of hull-split. Most of the hull rot appears to be from the black bread mold Rhizopus. The dieback […]

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2015: Lower Limb Dieback Returns

I have received several calls and comments regarding the severity of lower limb dieback (LLDB) in almonds this year. This topic has been discussed to a greater extent here, but I thought I would highlight a few points and some updates to keep in mind if you are observing these symptoms in your orchard. LLDB […]

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