The following peer-reviewed research articles, and news and editorial coverage, were published in California Agriculture, Volume 64, Numbers 1 to 4 (January-March, April-June, July-September, October-December), 2010. Back issues are $5 per copy, while supplies last. To subscribe to the journal, order back issues, search the archives and download PDFs of all research articles in full, go to: http://CaliforniaAgriculture.ucanr.org .
Research and Review Articles
Animal, avian, aquaculture and veterinary sciences
Favetto PH, Hoar BR, Myers DM, Tindall J. Progesterone inserts may help to improve breeding readiness in beef heifers. 64(2): 106-11. SF
Jinks AD, Oltjen JW, Robinson PH, Calvert CC. Fecal pats help to predict nutrient intake by cattle during summer on California's annual rangelands. 64(2): 101-5. SF
Richmond OMW, Chen SK, Risk BB, et al. California black rails depend on irrigationfed wetlands in the Sierra Nevada foothills. 64(2): 85-93. SF
Van Eenennaam AL, Weber KL, Cooprider K, Drake DJ. Integrated data-collection system tracks beef cattle from conception to carcass. 64(2): 94-100. SF
Economics and public policy
Schmidt EE, Thorne JH, Huber P, et al. A new method is used to evaluate the strategic value of Fresno County farmland. 64(3): 129-34. AL
Volpe RJ III, Green R, Heien D, Howitt R. Wine-grape production trends reflect evolving consumer demand over 30 years. 64(1): 42-6.
Human and community development
Aldwin CM, Yancura LA. Effects of stress on health and aging: Two paradoxes. 64(4): 183-8. AG
Barrett GJ, Blackburn ML. The need for caregiver training is increasing as California ages. 64(4): 201-7. AG
SIDEBAR: Swanson PCW, Varcoe KP. Long-term care is an important consideration in financial planning for later life. 64(4): 206. AG
Blackburn ML. Limited-income seniors report multiple chronic diseases in quality-of-life study. 64(4): 195-200. AG
Blackburn ML, Gillogy B, Hauselt P. Research is needed to assess the unique nutrition and wellness needs of aging Californians. 64(4): 167-73. AG
Block Joy A, Hudes M. High risk of depression among low-income women raises awareness about treatment options. 64(1): 22-5.
Kaiser LL, Martin AC, Steinberg FM. Research and outreach can lessen the overall burden of diabetes in farmworkers. 64(1): 17-21. FW
Miller LMS. Cognitive and motivational factors support health literacy and acquisition of new health information in later life. 64(4): 189-94. AG
Ober BA. Memory, brain and aging: The good, the bad and the promising. 64(4): 174-82. AG
Sokolow AD, Varea Hammond S, Norton M, Schmidt EE. California communities deal with conflict and adjustment at the urban-agricultural edge. 64(3): 121-8. AL
SIDEBAR: Sokolow AD, Lobo RE, Hukari K. Confined facilities create conflicts in San Diego County communities. 64(3): 127. AL
Land, air and water sciences
Long RF, Hanson BR, Fulton AE, Weston DP. Mitigation techniques reduce sediment in runoff from furrow-irrigated cropland. 64(3): 135-40.
Mangiafico SS, Newman J, Mochizuki M, et al. Nurseries surveyed in Southern California adopt best practices for water quality. 64(1): 26-30.
Ngo MA, Pinkerton KE, Freeland S, et al. Airborne particles in the San Joaquin Valley may affect human health. 64(1): 12-6. FW
O'Geen AT, Dahlgren RA, Swarowsky A, et al. Research connects soil hydrology and stream water chemistry in California oak woodlands. 64(2): 78-84. SF
Rice EC, Grismer ME. Dry-season soil water repellency affects Tahoe Basin infiltration rates. 64(3): 141-8.
McCreary DD. A quarter century of oak woodland research in the Sierra foothills supports oak restoration. 64(2): 63-8. SF
Pasternack G, Fulton AA, Morford SL. Yuba River analysis aims to aid spring-run chinook salmon habitat rehabilitation. 64(2): 69-77. SF
Varela LG, Walker JTS, Lo PL, Rogers DJ. New Zealand lessons may aid efforts to control light brown apple moth in California. 64(1): 6-12.
SIDEBAR: Smith RJ. National Research Council reviews pest status of light brown apple moth. 64(1): 9.
Krasnow MN, Matthews MA, Smith RJ, et al. Distinctive symptoms differentiate four common types of berry shrivel disorder in grape. 64(3): 155-9.
Lopus SE, Santibañez MP, Beede RH, et al. Survey examines the adoption of perceived best management practices for almond nutrition. 64(3): 149-54.
O'Hara KL, Grand LA, Whitcomb AA. Pruning reduces blister rust in sugar pine with minimal effects on tree growth. 64(1): 31-6.
Shaw DV, Gordon TR, Larson KD, et al. Strawberry breeding improves genetic resistance to Verticillium wilt. 64(1): 37-41.
Allen-Diaz B. Time for reflection-time for action. 64(4): 162.
Craigmill AL, Tate KW. SFREC research sustains rangeland and oak woodlands. 64(2): 54-6 (overview). SF
Klingborg D, Sams R. What can we do for UC today? 64(1): 2.
Sams RW. New strategies deliver solutions-oriented science. 64(3): 114.
64(1): 5; 64(2): 53; 64(3): 117.
Cal Ag art director retires. 64(2): 53.
Climate change issue, Cal Ag Web site, Byron win ACE awards. 64(3): 117.
Corrections. 64(1): 5.
Suckow hired as Cal Ag's new art director. 64(3): 117.
Sokolow AD. Budget cuts threaten the Williamson Act, California's longstanding farmland protection program. 64(3): 118-20. AL
Meadows R. Aging baby boomers to challenge Golden State. 64(4): 165-6. AG SIDEBAR: Meadows R. Minority outreach and Alzheimer's disease. 64(4): 165 AG
Meadows R. Sierra foothills research center celebrates 50 years of rangeland productivity 64(2): 57-62. SF SIDEBAR: Meadows R. Protecting rangelands from overgrazing. 64(2): 59. SF
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center: Research locations. 64(2): 51. SF
Special issue/section key
AG = Aging
AL = Agricultural land
FW = Farmworker health and safety
SF = Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center