Symptoms of Fusarium wilt on melons include initial yellowing and wilting on one side of the plant or on one runner, followed by runner collapse. Internal discoloration of the xylem tissue at the base of the plant can be present as well....More
Richard Matoian’s 1968 pickup started out as a typical farm truck. Five years after he started, patience aplenty, the project resulted in a show truck that has been featured at the SEMA show in Las Vegas and photographed for a national truck magazine.
Almond growers already have one of the highest rates of nitrogen use efficiency among California specialty crop producers. They have been clamoring for predictive tools that would allow them to sample leaf nitrogen levels early in the season and make adjustments....More
How vital are honeybees to U.S. agriculture? Every year, some $20 billion to $30 billion of U.S. production is dependent on pollination. Seventy percent of the crops Americans rely on for food are pollinated mainly by honeybees....More
Multi-state and institution research efforts funded by the USDA grant hope to uncover multiple ways to prevent the Asian citrus psyllid - less than one-tenth-inch long in size – from transferring bacteria from an infected tree to a non-infected tree....More
University of Arizona research has shown that a foliar insecticide treatment should be applied when a threshold of two adult whiteflies per leaf is exceeded to prevent melon yield and quality losses....More