UC Davis Garbanzo Field Meeting May 24
UC Davis Garbanzo Field Meeting to view breeding/variety trials, Thursday, May 24, 2012, at the UC Davis Agronomy Farm.
10:30 a.m. – noon This trial includes a fall‐planted garbanzo yield trial with 26 advanced lines and four commercial checks. There is also an early March planting of the USDA Core collection of garbanzos-chickpeas (504 entries). Dr. Paul Gepts from UC Davis Plant Sciences (filling in for Steve Temple since his retirement) is looking forward to feedback from growers and industry on the garbs in this trial and on how commercial fields are looking this year. For more information contact Rachael Long at the UCCE office in Woodland (530) 666‐8734 or avis.edu.rflong@ucd.
Directions From Highway 113, go west on Hutchison Drive about 1.5 miles (turning north at the first round‐a‐bout and west at the second). Turn south on Hopkins Rd off Hutchison Drive. Turn east just past the Agriculture nd Natural Resources building and park along the fence under the olive trees across from Bee Biology.