The following peer-reviewed research articles, and news and editorial coverage, were published in California Agriculture, Volume 68, Numbers 1 to 4 (January– June, July–September, October–December), 2014. E = Article initially published online. Back issues are $5 per copy, while supplies last. To subscribe to the journal, order back issues, search the archives or download PDFs of all research articles in full, go to: http://californiaagriculture.ucanr.edu .
Special issue/section key
EI = Endemic and invasive pests and diseases
UC = UC Cooperative Extension centennial
WE = Water efficiency
E = Article published online
Research and Review Articles
Economics and public policy
Jetter KM, Morse JG, Kabashima JN. The cost of the glassy-winged sharpshooter to California grape, citrus and nursery producers. 68(4):161–7. E, EI
Tumber KP, Alston JM, Fuller KB. Pierce's disease costs California $104 million per year. 68(1,2):20–9.
SIDEBAR: Editors. Early conclusions on Pierce's disease. 68(1,2):21.
Food and nutrition
Blackburn ML, Bruhn CM, Soederberg Miller L, Ganthavorn C, Ober B. Seniors, and their food handlers and caregivers, need food safety and nutrition education. 68(1,2):30–7.
SIDEBAR: Editors. The Nutriture of People: From The Yearbook of Agriculture (USDA 1959). 68(1,2):33.
Land, air and water sciences
Arnold BJ, Upadhyaya SK, Roach J, Kanannavar PS, Putnam DH. Water advance model and sensor system can reduce tail runoff in irrigated alfalfa fields. 68(3): 82–8. WE
SIDEBAR: Coats WJ. Placement of tensiometers as guides to irrigation practices. 68(3):87. WE
Platts BE, Grismer ME. Chloride levels increase after 13 years of recycled water use in the Salinas Valley. 68(3):68–74. WE
SIDEBAR: Coats WJ. 2014. Can irrigation with municipal wastewater conserve energy? 68(3):73.
Platts BE, Grismer ME. Rainfall leaching is critical for long-term use of recycled water in the Salinas Valley. 68(3):75–81. WE
SIDEBAR: Coats WJ. 2014. Improved leaching practices save water, reduce drainage problems. 68(3):77.
Weber E, Grattan SR, Hanson BR, Vivaldi GA, Meyer RD, Prichard TL, Schwankl LJ. Recycled water causes no salinity or toxicity issues in Napa vineyards. 68(3):59– 67. WE
SIDEBAR: Coats WJ. Irrigation of deciduous orchards and vineyards influenced by plant-soil-water relationships in individual situations. 68(3):63.
Brusati ED, Johnson DW, DiTomaso JM. Predicting invasive plants in California. 68(3): 89–95.
SIDEBAR: Coats WJ. Eucalyptus fuel dynamics, and fire hazard in the Oakland hills. 68(3):91.
Espino LA, Greer CA, Mutters RG, Thompson JF. Survey of rice storage facilities identifies research and education needs. 68(1,2):38–46.
SIDEBAR: Editors. Early grain storage research. 68(1,2):41.
Adaska JM, Atwill ER, Nader GA. Diagnostics in animal health: How UC helps exclude and minimize impact of livestock pathogens. 68(4): 109–16. EI
SIDEBAR: Nader GA, Oliver MN, Finzel JA, Blanchard MT, Stott JL. Solving the puzzle of foothill abortion in beef cattle. 68(4):114–5. EI
Bostock RM, Thomas CS, Hoenisch RW, Golino DA, Vidalakis G. Plant health: How diagnostic networks and interagency partnerships protect plant systems from pests and pathogens. 68(4):117–24. EI
SIDEBAR: Bostock RM, Thomas CS, Hoenisch RW, Golino DA, Vidalakis G. A broad lab network means greater flexibility and better response. 68(4):121. EI
Bruening G, Kirkpatrick BC, Esser T, Webster RK. Cooperative efforts contained spread of Pierce's disease and found genetic resistance. 68(4):134–41. EI
SIDEBAR: Bruening G, Kirkpatrick BC, Esser T, Webster RK. Coordinated response to PD involves growers, scientists and government. 68(4):138–9. EI
Cooper M, Varela L, Smith R, Whitmer D, Simmons G, Lucchi A, Broadway R, Steinhauer R. Growers, scientists and regulators collaborate on European grapevine moth program. 68(4):125–33. EI
Goodell PB, Zalom FG, Strand JF, Wilen CA, Windbiel-Rojas K. Over 35 years, integrated pest management has reduced pest risks and pesticide use. 68(4):153–57. EI
SIDEBAR: Goodell PB, Zalom FG, Strand JF, Wilen CA, Windbiel-Rojas K. Publications provide a foundation of IPM practices. 68(4):154. EI
SIDEBAR: Goodell PB, Zalom FG, Strand JF, Wilen CA, Windbiel-Rojas K. UC IPM increases its urban and community IPM footprint. 68(4):156. EI
Hanson BD, Wright S, Sosnoskie LM, Fischer AJ, Jasieniuk M, Roncoroni JA, Hembree KJ, Orloff S, Shrestha A, Al-Khatib K. Herbicide-resistant weeds challenge some signature cropping systems. 68(4):142–52. EI
SIDEBAR: DiTomaso JM. Importance of herbicide resistance in weeds of natural areas. 68(4):149. EI
SIDEBAR: Fennimore S, Smith R, Le Strange M. Herbicide-resistant weeds unlikely in vegetable crops. 68(4):150–1. EI
Hayden-Smith R, Surls R, Palin Stein M. California milestones. 68(3):52.
Editors. Early conclusions on Pierce's disease. 68(1,2):52.
Grafton-Cardwell EE, Jones A, Condos N. UC and the state of California team up against invasive species. 68(4):100–1. EI
Napolitano J. ANR and Cooperative Extension touch people's lives. 68(1,2):4–5. UC
Parker D. UC ANR applies innovative research and programs to state's water scarcity. 68(3):53. WE
Hayden-Smith R, Surls R. A century of science and service. 68(1,2)8–15. UC
Hayden-Smith R, Surls R, Palin Stein M. California milestones. 68(1,2):8–15. UC
Meadows R. New license plate supports youth agricultural programs. 68(3):52.
Palin Stein M. Developing Northern California's first ranch marketing program. 68(1,2):16. UC
Palin Stein M. The rise of the kiwifruit. 68(3):96.
White H. A look at EIPD Strategic Initiative projects. 68(4):105–8. EI
Allen-Diaz B. Rebuilding for the next 100 years. 68(1,2):6–7. UC
Harter T, Dahlke HE. 2014. Out of sight but not out of mind: California refocuses on groundwater. 68(3):54–5. WE
Meadows R. UC Cooperative Extension helps Californians use water wisely. 68(3):56–8. WE
Meadows R. UCCE's connection to the community continues. 68(1,2):17–9. UC
Warnert J. Unwelcome arrivals. 68(4):102–4. EI