Bird damage to pistachios
California Agriculture 40(5):5-8. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v040n05p5.
Terrell P. Salmon is Wildlife Damage Control Specialist, Wildlife Extension, University of California, Davis; A. Charles Crabb is Associate Professor, Crop Science Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Rex E. Marsh is Specialist in Vertebrate Ecology, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, University of California, Davis.
Crows are the primary culprits followed by ravens and jays
Review of early drafts of this paper by Dr. Louise Ferguson, Robert Schmidt, and Jerry Clark are appreciated. The authors gratefully acknowledge the funding and assistance provided by the California Pistachio Commission. The survey used in this study was UC #PEB84-22.