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by Jim Downing, Debbie Thompson

October-December 2017
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The economics of managing Verticillium wilt, an imported disease in California lettuce
by Christine L. Carroll, Colin A. Carter, Rachael E. Goodhue, C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Krishna V. Subbarao

July-September 2017
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Review of research to inform California's climate scoping plan: Agriculture and working lands
by Ryan Byrnes, Valerie Eviner, Ermias Kebreab, William R. Horwath, Louise Jackson, Bryan M. Jenkins, Stephen Kaffka, Amber Kerr, Josette Lewis, Frank M. Mitloehner, Jeffrey P. Mitchell, Kate M. Scow, Kerri L. Steenwerth, Stephen Wheeler

July-September 2017
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Automated lettuce thinners reduce labor requirements and increase speed of thinning
by Elizabeth Mosqueda, Richard Smith, Dave Goorahoo, Anil Shrestha

May 15, 2017
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April-June 2017
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Unanswered questions for implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
by Michael Kiparsky

October-December 2016
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Tina Saitone: Understanding the beef market, and whether sheepdogs are earning their keep
by Jim Downing

October-December 2016
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The evolving fresh market berry industry in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties
by Laura Tourte, Mark Bolda, Karen Klonsky

July-September 2016
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Precision overhead irrigation is suitable for several Central Valley crops
by Jeffrey P. Mitchell, Anil Shrestha, Joy Hollingsworth, Daniel Munk, Kurt J. Hembree, Thomas A. Turini

April-June 2016
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Following the fuel: How portable biomass energy generation may help rural communities
by Jim Downing

July-September 2015
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Forest biomass diversion in the Sierra Nevada: Energy, economics and emissions
by Bruce Springsteen, Thomas Christofk, Robert A. York, Tad Mason, Stephen Baker, Emily Lincoln, Bruce Hartsough, Takuyuki Yoshioka

July-September 2015
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Economic sustainability modeling provides decision support for assessing hybrid poplar-based biofuel development in California
by Varaprasad Bandaru, Nathan C. Parker, Quinn Hart, Mark Jenner, Boon-Ling Yeo, Jordan T. Crawford, Yuanzhe Li, Peter W. Tittmann, Luke Rogers, Stephen R. Kaffka, Bryan M. Jenkins

July-September 2015
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Are double trailers cost effective for transporting forest biomass on steep terrain?
by Rene Zamora-Cristales, John Sessions

July-September 2015
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Biomass power plant feedstock procurement: Modeling transportation cost zones and the potential for competition
by Anil R. Kizha., Han-Sup Han, Timothy Montgomery, Aaron Hohl

July-September 2015
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UC ANR Cooperative Extension grows citizen scientists
by Rose Hayden-Smith, Yana Valachovic, Brendan Twieg

April-June 2015
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WIC fruit and vegetable vouchers: Small farms face barriers in supplying produce
by Shermain D. Hardesty, Jose Luis Aguiar, Penny Leff, Aziz Baameur, Manuel Jimenez, Yelena Zeltser, Lucia Kaiser

April-June 2015
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Conifer encroachment study will inform efforts to preserve and restore North Coast oak woodlands
by Jim Downing

January-March 2015
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UC Cooperative Extension works with fire safe councils to reduce wildfires
by Glenn A. Nader, Michael De Lasaux

January-March 2015
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2014 index
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October-December 2014
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California milestones
by Rose Hayden-Smith, Rachel Surls, Marissa Palin Stein

January-June 2014
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A century of science and service
by Rose Hayden-Smith, Rachel Surls

January-June 2014
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Preplant 1,3-D treatments test well for perennial crop nurseries, but challenges remain
by Bradley D. Hanson, Suduan Gao, James Gerik, Ruijun Qin, J. Alfonso Cabrera, Amit J. Jhala, M. Joy M. Abit, David Cox, Brian Correiar, Dong Wang, Gregory T. Browne

July-September 2013
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OUTLOOK: Specialty crops and methyl bromide alternatives: Taking stock after 7 years
by Greg T. Browne

July-September 2013
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2012 index
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January-March 2013
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RESEARCH NEWS: Early findings: Food insecurity, obesity high in low-income Latino families
by Janet White

January-March 2013
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Nitrogen fertilizer use in California: Assessing the data, trends and a way forward
by Todd S. Rosenstock, Daniel Liptzin, Johan Six, Thomas P. Tomich

January-March 2013
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California agriculture profitable and growing
by Karen Klonsky

July-September 2012
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AVAILABLE from ANR
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April-June 2012
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Outlook: Uncertain future for California's biomass power plants
by Gareth Mayhead, Peter Tittmann

January-March 2012
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Community Supported Agriculture is thriving in the Central Valley
by Ryan E. Galt, Libby O'Sullivan, Jessica Beckett, Colleen C. Hiner

January-March 2012
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July-September 2011
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2010 Index
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January-March 2011
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Available from ANR Communication Services
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January-March 2011
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Research is needed to assess the unique nutrition and wellness needs of aging Californians
by Mary L. Blackburn, Barbara Gillogy, Peggy Hauselt

October-December 2010
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The need for caregiver training is increasing as California ages
by Gloria J. Barrett, Mary L. Blackburn

October-December 2010
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Sustainable use of California biomass resources can help meet state and national bioenergy targets
by Bryan M. Jenkins, Robert B. Williams, Nathan Parker, Peter Tittmann, Quinn Hart, Martha C. Gildart, Steve Kaffka, Bruce R. Hartsough, Peter Dempster

October-December 2009
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Model could aid emergency response planning for foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks
by Mimako Kobayashi, Richard E. Howitt, Tim E. Carpenter

July-September 2009
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Realistic payments could encourage farmers to adopt practices that sequester carbon
by Richard E. Howitt, Rosa Català-Luque, Steven De Gryze, Santhi Wicks, Johan Six

April-June 2009
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Biomass crops can be used for biological disinfestation and remediation of soils and water
by James J. Stapleton, Gary S. Bañuelos

January-March 2009
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Research news: Research fuels sustainable viticulture revolution
by Robin Meadows

October-December 2008
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Agro-environmental partnerships facilitate sustainable wine-grape production and assessment
by Janet C. Broome, Keith Douglass Warner

October-December 2008
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Letters
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April-June 2008
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Methyl bromide alternatives evaluated for California strawberry nurseries
by Steven A. Fennimore, John M. Duniway, Greg T. Browne, Frank N. Martin, Husein A. Ajwa, Becky B. Westerdahl, Rachael E. Goodhue, Milton Haar, Christopher Winterbottom

April-June 2008
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Post-emergence herbicides are cost effective for vineyard floor management on the Central Coast
by Laura Tourte, Richard Smith, Larry Bettiga, Tiffany Bensen, Jason Smith, Daryl Salm

January-March 2008
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UC Cooperative Extension helps people cope with Southern California wildfires
by Robin Meadows

January-March 2008
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Sustainable food systems link growers to new consumer markets in California
by Tom Tomich, Gail Feenstra

October-December 2007
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Letters: April-June 2007
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April-June 2007
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Report: Delta failure costs could top $40 billion
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April-June 2007
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California teachers support the Nutrition Competencies new nutrition instruction guidelines
by Nadine Kirkpatrick, Marilyn Briggs, Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr

January-March 2007
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AES Centennial 100: UC Riverside marks a century of agricultural innovation — still thriving in an urban empire
by Kathy Barton

October-December 2006
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Radiofrequency power disinfects and disinfests food, soils and wastewater
by Manuel C. Lagunas-Solar, Nolan X. Zeng, Timothy K. Essert, Tin D. Truong, U. Cecilia Piña

October-December 2006
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Western cattle prices vary across video markets and value-adding programs
by Steven C. Blank, Hayley Boriss, Larry Forero, Glenn Nader

July-September 2006
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Letters: January-March 2006
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January-March 2006
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Panel debates next Farm Bill's impact on California
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January-March 2006
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New BSE cases limit U.S. beef exports, change cattle testing
by Meadows Robin

October-December 2005
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Agricultural innovation marks 40 years at Kearney
by Jeannette Warnert

April-June 2005
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Orchard-system configurations increase efficiency, improve profits in peaches and nectarines
by Kevin R Day, Theodore M DeJong, R. Scott Johnson

April-June 2005
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Pheromone mating disruption offers selective management options for key pests
by Stephen C. Welter, Carolyn Pickel, Jocelyn Millar, Frances Cave, Robert A. Van Steenwyk, John Dunley

January-March 2005
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Climate-change study predicts California water shortage
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October-December 2004
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Racing for crabs… Costs and management options evaluated in Dungeness crab fishery
by Christopher M. Dewees, Kristen Sortais, Matthew J. Krachey, Steven C. Hackett, David G. Hankin

October-December 2004
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Conserving California fish … Extension approaches applied to contentious marine-fisheries management issues
by Christopher M. Dewees, Kristen Sortais, William S. Leet

October-December 2004
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Diet, shopping and food-safety skills of food stamp clients improve with nutrition education
by Amy Block Joy

October-December 2004
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Letters
From our readers

April-June 2004
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Horticultural biotechnology faces significant economic and market barriers
by Julian M. Alston

April-June 2004
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Despite benefits, commercialization of transgenic horticultural crops lags
by David Clark, Harry Klee, Abhaya Dandekar

April-June 2004
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How can Californians be overweight and hungry?
by Patricia B. Crawford, Marilyn S. Townsend, Diane L. Metz, Dorothy Smith, Gloria Espinosa-Hall, Susan S. Donohue, Anna Olivares, Lucia L. Kaiser

January-March 2004
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Drip irrigation increases tomato yields in salt-affected soil of San Joaquin Valley
by Blaine Hanson, Don May

October-December 2003
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Aquatic resources critical to California's productivity, quality of life
by Christopher M. Dewees

October-December 2003
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Central Valley growers pulling grapevines
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July-September 2003
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Scientists, growers assess trade-offs in use of tillage, cover crops and compost
by Louise E Jackson, Irenee Ramirez, Ron Yokota, Steven A Fennimore, Steven T Koike, Diane M Henderson, William E Chaney, Karen M Klonsky

April-June 2003
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California's cattle and beef industry at the crossroads
by Matt A. Andersen, Steven C. Blank, Tiffany LaMendola, Richard J. Sexton

September-October 2002
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Insecticide choice for alfalfa may protect water quality
by Rachael Freeman Long, Mary Nett, Daniel H. Putnam, Guomin Shan, Jerry Schmierer, Barbara Reed

September-October 2002
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Sheep-killing coyotes a continuing dilemma for ranchers
by Robert M. Timm, Guy E. Connolly

November-December 2001
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Center proposes solution for ag biotech licensing disputes
by Janet Byron

March-April 2001
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Interplanting grasses into alfalfa controls weeds in older stands
by Timothy S. Prather, W. Thomas Lanini, Steve Orloff, Ronald Vargas, Jerry L. Schmierer, W. Mick Canevari, Shannon Mueller, Warren Bendixen, Rose L. Krebill-Prather

November-December 2000
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Comprehensive studies are needed: Food security, biodiversity threatened by population growth
by Jerry R. Gillespie

September-October 2000
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Providing reliable supply of safe drinking water poses challenges
by Jeannie L. Darby, George Tchobanoglous

September-October 2000
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Urban growth squeezes agriculture
by Albert G. Medvitz

May-June 1998
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Replacing vegetation may remedy Pierce's disease
Editors

November-December 1997
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Sidebar: Diverse groups team up to fight pollution
by Leigh Taylor Johnson

July-August 1997
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Appropriate market is key to success of dairying in Imperial Valley
by L.J. (Bees) Butler, Javier Ekboir

May-June 1997
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A river runs through desert agriculture
by Tim Stephens

May-June 1997
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California Agriculture time line
Editors

November-December 1996
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Q & A: Pat Snow, Home Economist
by Jeannette Warnert

November-December 1996
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Q & A: Henry Vaux, Sr., Former Dean of Forestry
by Ken Hall

November-December 1996
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Q & A: Mary Ann Williams, Nutritionist
by Ken Hall

November-December 1996
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Vegetables, fruits and nuts account for 95% of organic sales in California
by Karen Klonsky, Laura Tourte

November-December 1996
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Metam-sodium kills beneficial soil fungi as well as cotton pests
by R. Michael Davis, J. Joe Nunez, Ron N. Vargas, Bill L. Weir, Steve D. Wright, Doug J. Munier

September-October 1996
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No final answers for some research enigmas
by W.R. Gomes

July-August 1996
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California Agriculture
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January-February 1996
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Variable-frequency drives for electric irrigation pumping plants save energy
by Blaine R. Hanson, Claus Weigand, Steve Orloff

January-February 1996
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Transition from conventional to low-input agriculture changes soil fertility and biology
by Kate M. Scow, Oscar Somasco, Nirmala Gunapala, Sean Lau, Robert Venette, Howard Ferris, Robert Miller, Carol Shennan

September-October 1994
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Farming in transition Overview: Society pressures farmers to adopt more sustainable systems
by Jill Shore Auburn

September-October 1994
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Pesticides: Risk, regulation and research
by Frank G. Zalom

May-June 1994
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Research update: Economists calculate research payoff, effect of cuts
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May-June 1994
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Growing a world class institution
by Ann Foley Scheuring

July-August 1993
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Native Americans in California surveyed on diets, nutrition needs
by Joanne Ikeda, Sharon Dugan, Nancy Feldman, Rita Mitchell

May-June 1993
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Popularity has spawned diversity - and rules - at certified farmers' markets
by Kathleen Peck, Ronald E. Voss, James I. Grieshop, Joan Wright, Martha Stiles

March-April 1993
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Toxics, food safety, water quality “most important”: How California educators and CE directors view “agricultural literacy” programs
by Marc T. Braverman, Ellen L. Rilla

November-December 1991
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Free trade impacts: Mexico's tomato processing industry may gain
by Kirby S. Moulton

September-October 1991
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U.S.-Mexico production costs compared: Asparagus, broccoli production likely to shift to Mexicali
by Refugio A. González, George E. Goldman, Rafael Ruíz, José Santana

September-October 1991
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Furrow irrigation and TOU electric rates
by Blaine R. Hanson, Stuart Spoto, Kent Kaita, Todd W. Bruce

September-October 1990
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Progress report: Vice President's task force on pest control alternatives: Overview
by James M. Lyons, Frank G. Zalom

July-August 1990
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Alternatives to targeted pesticides: the DANR database
by Frank G. Zalom, Joyce F. Strand

July-August 1990
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Melaleuca alternifolia: new crop for California?
by Roy M. Sachs, Choong I. Lee, Sue A. Cartwright, Michael S. Reid, Colin Smith

July-August 1990
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Economics of agricultural drainage policies
by Dennis Wichelns, Marca Weinberg

July-August 1990
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Money Sense makes a difference
by Karen P. Varcoe, Joan Wright

May-June 1990
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Supplements evaluated for wintering range calves
by John R. Dunbar, Cindy A. Daley, J. M. Connor, Charles B. Wilson, Charles A. Raguse, Thomas R. Famula, Melvin R. George

March-April 1990
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Sierra Foothill Range Field StationThirty years of research: an overview
by Charles A. Raguse, Gary A. Beall, John L. Hull, Douglas McCreary, Charles B. Wilson

March-April 1990
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Harvesting eucalyptus for fuel chips
by Bruce R. Hartsough, Gary Nakamura

January-February 1990
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Income tax reform and California farmers: Who wins and who loses?
by Hoy F. Carman, Robert Innes

November-December 1987
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The economics of IPM in processing tomatoes
by John M. Antle, Seong K. Park

March-April 1986
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The economics of integrated mite management in almonds
by J. C. Headley, Marjorie A. Hoy

January-February 1986
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Economics of salinity management
by Charles V. Moore, J. Herbert Snyder

October 1984
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Economics of pest control alternatives for Imperial Valley cotton
by Thomas M. Burrows, Vahram Sevacherian, L. Joe Moffitt, John L. Baritelle

May-June 1984
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The Performance of Independent Pest Management Consultants: In San Joaquin Cotton and Citrus
by D. C. Hall, R. B. Norgaard, P. K. True

October 1975
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The economics of high density apple orchards in California
by A. D. Reed

August 1975
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The giannini foundation for agricultural economics
by J. B. Kendrick

May 1975
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Boron and salinity—in vineyards of the west side, Fresno county
by L. P. Christensen, R. S. Ayers, A. N. Kasimatis

August 1974
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Fruits, vegetables at retail: Availability of fresh and frozen fruits, vegetables varies with store size, location, and ownership as shown by survey
by Jessie V. Coles, Marilyn Dunsing

April 1958
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Grocery store credit service: Combinations of credit with telephone and delivery services are related to the locations, ownership and sizes of stores
by Marilyn Dunsing, Jessie V. Coles

March 1958
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Grocery store credit service: Credit, like delivery, telephone, and sales service, offered customers is related to characteristics of individual stores
by Marilyn Dunsing, Jessie V. Coles

February 1958
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Retail grocery store services: Types of telephone ordering and of delivery services offered customers shown to be influenced by characteristics of store
by Marilyn Dunsing, Jessie V. Coles

January 1958
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Retail grocery store services: Location, ownership, size, among factors determining whether self-service, clerk-service or combination is offered customers
by Marilyn Dunsing, Jessie V. Coles

December 1957
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Grocery stores in California: Analytical study of representative retail grocery stores made to determine factors affecting store characteristics
by Jessie V. Coles, Marilyn Dunsing

November 1957
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House packing western lettuce: Changing methods of harvesting head lettuce in the Salinas district create problems for operators of packing houses
by R. V. Enochian, F. J. Smith

November 1956
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