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 These slide sets were not peer-reviewed, and some information may be out of date.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


Correct Moisture for Soil Fumigation
I've been getting some calls as of late concerning the correct soil moisture for growers to have...

Is It or Isn't It?
One of the odd things about this production year is the lack of Macrophomina showing up in...

Comparison of Triform 80 and a Novel Fumigant in Fusarium Infested Soil
Introduction:  With the discontinuation of methyl bromide as a possibility for pre-plant soil...

Sustainable Berry Workshop Announcement
Announcing a collaborative Sustainable Berry Workshop this coming August 9.  This event is...

Answering the Question of Sustainability Problems of 'Repackaged' Synthetic Nitrogen in Organic Agriculture
Mark here.  The video by Dr. Eric Brennan concerning the sustainability problems of using...

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