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Looking for the right herbicide for Egeria

Brazilian waterweed (Egeria densa) growing in a 40-gallon mesocosm at the USDA Aquatic Weed Research Facility, Davis. Photo by Christy Morgan, USDA.

We are doing a trial of eleven aquatic herbicides for their potential to control Brazilian waterweed (Egeria densa). The active ingredients being tested are bispyribac sodium, carfentrazone, copper-ethylenediamine complex, diquat, dipotassium salt of...

Posted on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 1:42 PM

Register now for the 2018 Rice Production Workshop!

An in-depth workshop that covers the principles and practices of rice production: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 8:30–3:00 PM Lundberg Family Farms 5311 Midway Richvale, CA 95974 Program: 8:30 Sign in, pick up class materials 9:00 Introduction and...

Posted on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 3:56 PM

Second Generation Nymphs

June 28 VCLH nymphs per leaf

Virginia creeper leafhopper and Western grape leafhopper peak egg laying from the overwintering adults has passed (Fig. 1 & 2). Monitoring efforts during the week of May 14th showed the first emergence of VCLH nymphs for the season (see Table...

Posted on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:40 AM

Introducing new researchers in the UC Davis Weed Science Group

Caio Brunharo

Sarah Morran is a post-doctoral researcher with Brad Hanson's lab at UC Davis.   Recently, three new post-doctoral researchers have joined the Weed Science Group at UC Davis. Their work encompasses a variety of projects aimed to improve our...

Posted on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 5:29 PM

Automated lettuce thinners and next generation mechanization

California Agriculture magazine cover

The recent California Agriculture magazine (April-June 2018 issue) has a couple of interesting articles:   Automated Lettuce Thinners Reduce Labor Requirements and Increase Speed of Thinning by Elizabeth Mosqueda, California State...

Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 8:00 AM

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