Vegetable Research & Information Center, UC Cooperative Extension

2002 UC Vegetable Crops Continuing Conference

December 2-3, 2002
UC Riverside
(USDA Salinity Lab)

Click here for a map of the UCR campus, then click on the link for a larger map because the lab is not on the small map. The lab is building 73 on the far east side of the map in the middle of the page. There is a link to a printable version of the map.

This annual in-service conference for University personnel with vegetable crops responsibilities is held on the UC Riverside campus.

Conference and travel expenses will be paid by ANR workgroup funds. Please register for the conference so we will know many people to expect.

For more information, contact the Vegetable Research and Information Center at (530) 752-1748 or vric@ucdavis.edu.

Special thanks to Milt McGiffen for organizing the program and making arrangements for the facilities.

 

AGENDA

Monday, December 2


9:30

Registration/Refreshments

10:00

Welcome/Introduction - Milt McGiffen

10:10

Whitefly Outbreaks! Why are they a problem?
- Nick Toscano, Dept. Entomology

10:40

A look back at 40 years of work with herbicides
-
David Cudney, Dept. Botany and Plant Sciences

11:10

Asparagus Breeding - balancing yield, quality, pest and disease resistance
-
Mikhail Roose, Dept. Botany and Plant Sciences

11:40

Lunch

12:40

Salinity Effects on Vegetable Growth and Marketability
-
Catherine Grieve

1:10

Reducing Emissions After Soil Fumigation
-
Scott Yates

1:40

Soil structure and crop production, the effect of the organic carbon
-
Inmaculada Lebron

2:10

Tour of Salinity Lab

3:00

Specialty Crops Workgroup - Marita Cantwell, Chair

5:00

Adjourn

6:00

Poster Session Set-up and Social Time (TENTATIVE)

7:00

Dinner


Tuesday, December 2
Workgroup Meetings and General Session

8:00

Alliums & Potato Workgroups - Ron Voss, Chair
AND
VRIC Steering Committee meeting

10:00

Warm Season Vegetable Workgroup
(Cucurbits, Peppers, Fresh Market Tomatoes) - Mike Cahn, Tim Hartz, Michelle Le Strange, Chairs
(may work through lunch)

12:00

Buffet Luncheon

12:30

Cool Season Workgroup - Louise Jackson, Chair

3:00

Processing Tomato Workgroup - Mike Murray, Jesus Valencia Co-Chairs

5:00

Adjourn

 

Please check the list of workgroup members for your name. If there are any changes or additions please email vric@ucdavis.edu.


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