Vegetable Notes Newsletter

Research results, field days, and meeting notices

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Pesticide Worker Safety Training

Pesticide Worker Safety Training registration

January 2011 - CA Garlic & Onion Symposium 2011
December 2010 - Vegetable Crops Research Update MEETING
February 2010 - Vegetable Crops Research Update Meeting
February 2010 - CA Garlic & Onion Meeting
November 2009 - SSJV Pepper Seminar
February 2009 - CA Garlic Onion Meeting
February 2009 - Vegetable Crops Research Update Meeting
March 2008 #11: Processing Tomatoes

COST of Production Study Efficient FERTIGATION for Drip-Irrigated Processing Tomatoes Process Tomato VARIETY Trials - FRESNO Results - Early season trial - Two Midseason trials TSWV Research Updates - Thrips & disease monitoring - Chemical strategies for thrips management POWDERY MILDEW Recap Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus

February 2008 - Update Meeting
January 2008 - CA Garlic Onion Meeting
July 2007 - Vegetable Crops Field Day
March 2007 - Issue #10: Tomato & Pepper Research Update

Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus in California Processing Tomatoes Statewide Process Tomato Variety Trials - FRESNO Results from 2006 - Early season: single & double row - Midseason results Statewide Fresh Market Tomato Variety Trials Summary of 2006 Pepper Preemergence Herbicide Trial

November 2006 - Vegetable Crop Meeting

South San Joaquin Valley Vegetable Production Meeting

February 2006 - Issue #8: Fresh Tomato & Bell Pepper

Greenhouse Tomatoes Emerge as a Major Market Force Statewide Fresh Tomato Variety Results Bell Pepper Variety Results Water Requirements of Bell Peppers DISEASES/DISORDERS

  • Pepper Virus Diseases: A Review
  • Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
  • Pepper Stip INSECTS
  • Psyllids in Peppers & Tomatoes
  • Stink Bug Field Research - Conservation Biological Control - Cultural Control - Chemical Control
  • Nematode Resistant Varieties NOT Always Resistant Preemergence Herbicides in Peppers Postharvest Handling - Grape Tomatoes SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • February 2006 - Issue #9: Processing Tomatoes

    Evolution of Tomato Seed Pricing Multiple Plants per Plug: Benefits? Process Tomato Variety Trials - FRESNO

  • Early season: single & double row
  • Midseason results Evaluating EFS Varieties Is Drip Irrigation Sustainable? Dodder Resistant Tomato Varieties Nightshade & Nutsedge Control Conservation Tillage + Drip = Weed Control TSWV Potato Aphid SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • December 2005 - Issue #7 - Onions & Garlic

    Vegetable Production Meeting IRRIGATION AND YIELD RESPONSES

  • Furrow Irrigation Frequency
  • Cut-off Response
  • Clay Loam vs Sandy Loam WEED CONTROL REVIEW & UPDATE
  • Goal Tender - Chateau - Outlook - Prowl H20 - Dacthal DISEASE RESEARCH & INFORMATION
  • Downy Mildew
  • Leaf Blights
  • White Rot Garlic Germplasm Collection has Flavor Onion & Garlic Thrips CA Onion & Garlic Research Issues SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • July 2005 - Summer Field Days 5 Variety Trial Field Days Tomatoes & Melons WSREC
    December 2004 - Issue #6: Tomatoes – Processing & Fresh Market

    Vegetable Production Meeting –JAN 21 Process Tomato Variety Trial Results Direct Seed vs Transplants Transplant Density Study MANAGING TOMATO SOLUBLE SOLIDS with Drip Irrigation – Results from 7 Field Trials in Fresno & Kings Counties Evaluating EFS Varieties Dodder Management in Tomatoes Variety Tolerance to Sandea Fresh Market Tomato Variety Trials

  • FIELD & POSTHARVEST Summary SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • July 2004 - Vegetable Crop Field Day Vegetable Crops Field Day & BBQ Meet the UC Researchers of WSREC
    March 2004 - Issue #5: Tomatoes – Processing & Fresh Market

    Upcoming Meetings Transplant Stands in Processing Tomato Managing Tomato Soluble Solids with Drip Irrigation Evaluating Salinity in Irrigation Water New Discovery about EthylenE VARIETY Evaluation Results

  • Processing Tomatoes
  • Fresh Market Tomatoes
  • Melon & Other Vegetable Reports available from Fresno WEEDS
  • Herbicides for Nutsedge & Nightshade in Salty Soils
  • Alternatives for Purple & Yellow Nutsedge Control SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • October 2003 - Issue #4: Cole Crops & Lettuce__

    Open for Business (but it's not Business as Usual) DISEASES of Lettuce

  • New Developments
  • Downy Mildew Fungicides
  • Downy & Powdery Mildew EBDC Fungicide Clarification INSECTS
  • Garden Symphylans
  • Cabbage Looper in Cauliflower WEEDS
  • Broccoli Herbicide Trials SOILS
  • 1945 vs 2001 CALCIUM in Plants Postharvest Handling of BROCCOLI TMDLs SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • July 2003 - Tomato Field Day Fresh Market Tomato Variety Trial Field Day, South San Joaquin Valley
    April 2003 - EDITION #3: Tomatoes & Peppers

    Introduction DRIP Irrigation of Tomatoes DISEASES

  • Bacterial Speck
  • Fungicides & Resistance
  • Late Blight - Cultural Control - Facts & Observations - Fungicide Research NEMATODES
  • Root-Knot Species WEEDS
  • Weed Emergence & Critical Periods in Crops
  • New Herbicide Registration
  • Dual for Nutsedge
  • Sandea for Nutsedge BELL Pepper Variety Results FIELD Day & BBQ – May 8, 2003 SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • September 2002 - EDITION #2: Processing Tomatoes

    Introduction Tips for Using Ethephon Whitewash Fruit Protectant IRRIGATION

  • Balancing Yields & Solids
  • Maintaining Drip Systems WEEDS
  • Dodder Control Strategies
  • Weed Seed Banks in Soil DISEASES
  • Bacterial Canker Disease
  • Blackmold Disease Control INSECTS
  • Monitoring Stink Bug
  • How to Do It Yourself: Stink Bug Model On-line UC VRIC – Information On-line PTAB - Quality Standards SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • July 2002 - Tomato Field Day Fresh Market Tomato Variety Trial Field Day, South San Joaquin Valley
    April 2002 - SPECIAL EDITION: Processing Tomatoes Introduction PLANT SPACINGS
  • Direct Seeded Tomatoes
  • Transplanted Tomatoes Anti-Crustants and Herbicides IRRIGATION
  • Early Season Strategy
  • Optimizing Quality & Yield FERTILIZATION
  • Fertilizer Guidelines
  • Potassium Requirements
  • How Much N to Sidedress DISEASES
  • Early and Late Blight
  • Fusarium Diseases
  • Curly Top Virus Extended Field Storage SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • July 2001- Tomato Field Day Fresh Market Tomato Field Day and Barbecue, Tuesday, August 7, 2001