Environ. Horticulture, Pears, Cherries, and Viticulture
University of California
Environ. Horticulture, Pears, Cherries, and Viticulture



Crop production video series for Central Valley strawberry growers. Produced for Southeast Asian farmers in California by the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources with support from the National Research Initiative of the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, USDA.

Crop Production and Pest Management Slide Sets. These user-friendly slide sets were created for Southeast Asian and other limited resource strawberry growers by Chuck Ingels, Erica Chernoh, Jennifer Sowerwine, and Jenny Broome. The slide sets were developed under a USDA National Research Initiative grant, which was led by Jennifer Sowerwine, UC Berkeley. These slide sets were not peer-reviewed, and some information may be out of date. Always follow pesticide labels. Consult the UC IPM Strawberry Pest Management Guidelines for current information.

Soil and Land Preparation

Soil Solarization


Diseases and Nematodes

Insects and Slugs

Spider Mites

Fertigation - Applying fertilizers through the drip system

Cover Crops and Crop Rotations


For a searchable Google map of the strawberry farms in Sacramento:

Map of Sacramento Strawberry Stands


A Word About this Year's UCCE Annual Strawberry Production Meeting
As we get closer to the time of our annual strawberry production research meeting, I want to share...

Rose Scale on Caneberry
Interesting case here in the county submitted by a sharp eyed gardener.  Canes presented with...

Crown Gall on Raspberry
A couple of weeks ago I got a call from a grower and PCA concerning planting stock that had...

Hot on the Trail of Zythia in Strawberry
As the year winds down, it's still busy over here as we are placing and maintaining trials. ...

Recording of October's Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. fragariae Presentation Now Available
Thanks to the education group of the California Strawberry Commission, we all have available to us...

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