What: Kern County Spring Citrus meeting

When: April 20, 2010 — 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) office, 1031 S. Mt. Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield, Calif., 93307

Agenda:

1:00 p.m. – Registration

1:15 – “Citrus Yield, Fruit Size and Pruning” – Craig Kallsen, UCCE Citrus and Pistachio Farm Advisor/Kern County

1:45 – “Update on Citrus Pests” – Beth Grafton-Cardwell, Director, Lindcove Research and Extension Center and Extension Specialist & Entomologist, Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center

2:15 – “New Rootstocks and Varieties for the Citrus Industry” – Mikeal Roose, Professor of Genetics, University of California/Riverside

2:45 – Break

2:55 – “Major Fungal Root Rots in Citrus and Their Control” – Akif Eskalen, UCCE Specialist and Plant Pathologist

3:25 – “Factors Associated with Early Fruit Maturity in Citrus” – Craig Kallsen

3:50 – Adjourn