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Donald J. Merhaut, Lea Corkidi, Maren Mochizuki, Toan Khuong, Julie Newman, Ben Faber, Oleg Daugovish and Sonya Webb

Like other parts of the United States, impairment of water quality by agriculture is a major concern in California. In Ventura County, the Calleguas Creek ( Fig. 1 ) and the Santa Clara River ( Fig. 2 ) watersheds have 50,000 and 60,000 irrigated

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David Karp

commercial cultivation of Asian-type plums in California, the United States, and much of the world; they also served as founding clones for later breeders. Plums are native throughout the northern hemisphere, primarily in the temperate zones of Asia, Europe

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Paul Vossen

varieties were brought in from other areas through trade. Only the vastly superior varieties would have been more widely planted. This is certainly true today; only about 20 primary varieties have been imported into California, South Africa, Australia, New

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Jeffrey P. Mitchell, Karen M. Klonsky, Eugene M. Miyao, Brenna J. Aegerter, Anil Shrestha, Daniel S. Munk, Kurt Hembree, Nicholaus M. Madden and Thomas A. Turini

The development of the processing tomato industry in California’s Central Valley is nothing short of a phenomenal success story that has been built upon numerous innovations and technological advances. Over the past 90 years, CA processing tomato

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Jeffrey P. Mitchell, Anil Shrestha, Karen Klonsky, Tom A. Turini and Kurt J. Hembree

Processing tomato production in California is one of the state’s agricultural success stories accounting for 96% of U.S. production in recent years [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2014 ]. Since the advent of recordkeeping and the shift of

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T.K. Hartz and R.F. Smith

Research on the use of controlled-release fertilizers (CRF) in California vegetable production has been conducted for more than 30 years. Since Lorenz et al. (1972) evaluated CRF for potato ( Solanum tuberosum ), tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum

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D.E. Kester, T.M. Gradziel and W.C. Micke

, and William Beres. Support for this research was provided by the Almond Board of California. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in part by the payment of page charges. Under postal regulations, this paper therefore must be hereby marked

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Stephen M. Southwick, James T. Yeager, Joseph Osgood, Richard Buchner, William Olson and Maxwell Norton

Partial financial support was provided by the California Prune Board. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in part by the payment of page charges. Under postal regulations, this paper therefore must be hereby marked advertisement

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Boyang R. Cao and Chih-Cheng T. Chao

in the collection of date palm cultivar samples. We also recognize partial financial support from the Univ. of California, Genetic Resources Conservation program.

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Richard H. Molinar

THE STATE AND VALLEY California has been the number one agricultural state for over 50 years. More than 85% of California’s farms are classified as family farms or partnerships and more than 60% of the state’s farms consist of 50 acres or less