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Glyphosate formulations – What’s the difference (and what the heck is a “salt”)?

Cross post from UC Weed Science blog 12/20/17 Glyphosate is one of the most widely used herbicides in the world and is extremely important in many of our orchard, vineyard, and annual crops as well as in non-crop and home situations. However, it can be confusing to understand some of the differences among various formulations […]

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Small Drones and Monitoring Orchards: Project Update and Field Day

Aerial imaging can provide real-time information to growers regarding water usage and crop health. Within agriculture, these tools provide a valuable service for identifying problematic areas within fields, thereby increasing efficiencies for both small and large scale producers. Currently, most aerial imaging is conducted by flights with mid-elevation aircraft or satellites. These flights and corresponding […]

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2016 Top Ten Articles

With 2016 coming to a close, here is a quick review of the top ten articles read this past year from β€œThe Almond Doctor.” 10. Verticillium wilt of almond (and pistachio). An overview of the disease, symptoms, and management for almond trees. This disease has become more common with increased plantings on land previously cropped to […]

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