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  • Sample Soil to Stay Ahead of Phytophthora

    California soils are naturally infested with various species of Phytophthora, which tend to thrive in cool, wet conditions. The stress caused by this pathogen is compounded in the salty soils and water found in the state. With many areas seeing record rains earlier this year, tree fruit and nut growers are in a high-risk situation for this disease as the 2017 season approaches. Because strong, healthy root systems are essential to overall tree health and…

Weed pressure in citrus fruit orchards