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October-December 2015

Cover: Sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) on Staten Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The birds are in a wheat field that is flooded seasonally to provide habitat. A 5-year study of California’s North Coast and Central Valley found that private wetlands and croplands enrolled in habitat conservation programs support a wide range of birds, including many species designated as threatened or endangered. Photo by Will Suckow.

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California Agriculture, October-December 2015

Volume 69, Number 4
Private lands habitat programs benefit native birds

Peer-reviewed Research and Review Articles

Private lands habitat programs benefit California's native birds
by Ryan T. DiGaudio, Kimberly E. Kreitinger, Catherine M. Hickey, Nathaniel E. Seavy, Thomas Gardali
pp210-220 , doi#10.3733/ca.v069n04p210
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Soil sampling protocol reliably estimates preplant NO3 in SDI tomatoes
by Cristina Lazcano, Jordon Wade, William R. Horwath, Martin Burger
pp222-229 , doi#10.3733/ca.v069n04p222
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Introducing cattle grazing to a noxious weed-dominated rangeland shifts plant communities
by Josh S. Davy, Leslie M. Roche, Alexis V. Robertson, Dennis E. Nay, Kenneth W. Tate
pp230-236 , doi#10.3733/ca.v069n04p230
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Phytophthora ramorum can survive introduction into finished compost
by Steven Swain, Matteo Garbelotto
pp237-241 , doi#10.3733/ca.v069n04p237
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Editorial, News, Letters and Science Briefs

EDITORIAL: UC ANR: The original incubator
by Glenda Humiston
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Kearney and West Side RECs: Studies of sorghum's adaptation to drought push the frontiers of crop improvement
by Jim Downing
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General Information

About California Agriculture
by Editor
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Upcoming UC ANR events in 2016
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