Survey examines the adoption of perceived best management practices for almond nutrition
Sara E. Lopus, UC Davis
María Paz Santibáñez, UC Davis
Robert H. Beede, UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE)
Roger A. Duncan, UCCE Stanislaus County
John Edstrom, UCCE Colusa County
Franz J. A. Niederholzer, UC Davis
Cary J. Trexler, UC Davis
Patrick H. Brown, UC Davis
California Agriculture 64(3):149-154. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v064n03p149.
Growers using perceived best practices tend to have larger farms; small growers may face barriers to adoption.
S.E. Lopus was M.S. Student, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, and is now Ph.D. Student, Department of Demography, UC Berkeley; M.P. San-tibáñez was M.S. Student, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis; R.H. Beede is Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE), Kings County; R.A. Duncan is Farm Advisor, UCCE Stanislaus County; J. Edstrom is Farm Advisor, UCCE Colusa County; F.J.A. Niederholzer is Farm Advisor, UCCE Sutter and Yuba Counties, UC Davis; C.J. Trexler is Associate Professor, School of Education and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis; P.H. Brown is Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis.
We are grateful to the Almond Board of California and the California Department of Food and Agriculture for funding this research project.