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Posts Tagged: AgRIC

Soil Temperatures for Planting Blackeye & Large Lima Beans

Figure 1. Bean seeds rotting fromPythium rot infestation.

A grower recently called to ask about the minimum soil temperature for planting blackeye and large lima beans. The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources has produced production manuals for both blackeyes and limas. A...

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 2:42 PM
  • Author: Michelle M Leinfelder
Tags: AgRIC (14), homepage (11)

Scouting in Garbanzo Beans

Figure 1. Ascochyta blight on garbanzo bean leaves.

A pest control advisor recently contacted us to ask what pests he should be scouting for in garbanzo beans. His clients had not grown garbanzos in the past but have some acreage this year. Given recent wet weather and relatively mild temperatures,...

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 2:36 PM
  • Author: Michelle M Leinfelder
Tags: AgRIC (14), homepage (11)

Garbanzo beans hit hard by Alfalfa Mosaic Virus in California in 2015

Garbanzo field with alfalfa mosaic virus, May 2015, Yolo County.

This disease is vectored by aphids (pea, cowpea, and green peach) with alfalfa the common host of the virus. One usually won't see aphids in garbanzos, as after they land and feed (and introduce the virus) they either die or leave, due to the acidic...

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 2:17 PM
  • Author: Rachael Long
Tags: AgRIC (14), homepage (11)

UC Field Day showcases California’s dry-bean research advancements

Dry Bean Varieties

California consumers may not “know beans about beans,” but they should. Dry beans are a big business in California. In 2011, growers harvested 45,000 acres of dry beans valued at $58 million. Lima beans accounted for about 40 percent of this...

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Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM
  • Author: Rachael Long
Tags: AGric (14), homepage (11)

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