Author Archives: David Doll

About David Doll

David Doll is a University of California Cooperative Extension nut crop pomology farm advisor for Merced County.

Stockpiling Almonds During Harvest

With the increase in almond plantings over the past few years, processing delays will become more common. While waiting to be processed, almonds are usually stockpiled. Stockpiling has a number of advantages,  including getting the almonds out of the orchard sooner to allow the ability to perform  post-harvest practices, reduce in-field insect infestations, and allowing greater […]

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Water Use Efficiency: Irrigating for the Highest Crop per Drop

Written by David Doll (UCCE Merced County) and Allan Fulton (UCCE Tehama County) This past week I presented on our preliminary findings of the water production function trials underway across the state. Highlights included the release of some newer crop coefficients that were determined using eddy-covariance stations placed in the North and South, discussion on […]

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