Volume 8 No. 1-2 (2000)  

Enter  Subtropical Fruit News  

 

pages 1 - 4

The Clementine Mandarin Industries of Morocco and Spain : Highlights of the Study Trip Sponsored by the California Citrus Research Board

Guy W. Witney

CA Avocado Commission, Santa Ana , CA

C. Thomas Chao

Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC, Riverside , CA

Clementine mandarin, Morocco, Spain, climate, rootstocks, varieties, planting density, pruning, alternate bearing, irrigation, nutrition, seediness

pages 5 - 6

A Summary of Research in Hawaii on Mediterranean Fruit Fly

Nick Sakovich

UCCE Farm Advisor, Ventura County , CA

Mediterranean Fruit Fly, chemical treatments, sterile releases, Hawaii ,  IPM, lures, Postharvest treatments

page 7

Gold Nugget - A Seedless, Late-Maturing Mandarin Cultivar

M. L. Roose, T.E. Williams, R. K. Soosts and J. W. Cameron

Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside, CA

Gold Nugget, mandarin, variety, rootstock, maturity, climactic conditions

pages 7 - 9

Injection Devices for Fertigation

Blaine Hanson

Dept. of Land, Air and Water Resources, UC, Davis , CA

Fertigation, injections, pumps, irrigation, backflow

pages 9 - 11

Effects of Compost Application on Soil Fertility and Microbial Activity

Tim Hartz

Dept. of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis, CA

Organic production, mulch, compost, fertility, microbes, soil amendments, nitrogen, fertility

pages 11 - 14

Soil Environmental Factors and Their Relationship to Avocado Root Rot

John A. Menge and Lawrence J. Marais

Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Riverside , CA

Avocado root rot, Phytophthora, suppressive soil, moisture, soil, temperature, life cycle, management

pages 15 18

Developmental and Reproductive Biology of the Red-Banded Whitefly, Tetraleurodes perseae Nakahara (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae)

Mark S. Hoddle and Gemma N. Soliman

Dept. of Entomology, UC Riverside , CA

Whitefly, avocado, developmental stage, pest, insecticide, biological control, survivorship, host plant

page 19

Pollinators, Pollinizers and Avocados

M. L. Arpaia

Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside, CA

Avocado, pollination, pollinizer

pages 19 - 21

Background Information and Ideas on Avocado Pollination

Gad Ish-Am

Kibbutz Sasa , Israel

Avocado, pollination, pollinizer, honey bee, self pollination, cross pollination, flower type, productivity, bumblebee

pages 21 - 25

A review of Avocado Pollination and the Role of Pollinizers

A. Elizabeth Fetscher

Dept. of Biology, UC Riverside , CA

Thomas Davenport

University of Florida , Homestead , FL

Sharoni Shafir

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem , Israel

Arnon Dag

ARO, The Volcani Center , Israel

Nickolas Waser

Dept. of Biology, UC Riverside , CA

Mary Lu Arpaia

Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside, CA

Avocado, pollination, pollinizer, honey bee, self pollination, cross pollination, flower type, productivity,

pages 25 - 29

Can You Make Money Growing Cherimoya in the Coastal Regions of California ? A Sample of Establishment and Production Costs and Profitability Analysis

Etaferahu Takele

UCCE Area Farm Advisor, Riverside County , CA

Cherimoya, cost analysis, economics, production establishment, cultural practices, profitability

pages 29 - 31

Branch Position Affects Cherimoya Leaf Analysis Results

Michael V. Mickelbart and Mary Lu Arpaia

Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside, CA

Cherimoya, leaf analysis, leaf position, sampling, nutrients