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Kari Arnold - Walnuts, Apricots, Cherries, Grapes

Kari Arnold joined UCCE as an area orchard and vineyard systems advisor in Stanislaus County on Nov. 1, 2017.

Prior to joining UCCE, Arnold was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Plant Pathology at UC Davis, where she participated in a statewide extension and outreach program involving viruses in grapevines and the certification program, collaborated with county viticulture advisors and industry leaders to facilitate grower workgroups for regional management of grapevine viruses, and provided presentations at grower meetings.

As a graduate student researcher from 2011 to October 2016, Arnold participated in individual grower meetings and surveys, facilitated and collaborated with a grower workgroup for areawide disease management in Napa vineyards, and conducted statistical characterization of spatial and temporal patterns of insect-vectored plant viruses. From 2009 to 2011, Arnold also worked as a staff research associate and nursery technician for Foundation Plant Services at UC Davis, where she provided employee training; worked on team oriented projects; provided tours, conducted virus indexing, and collected and analyzed data.

Arnold completed an M.S. and a Ph.D. in plant pathology from UC Davis and a B.S. in horticulture from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.


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Walnut News & Fruit For Thought Newsletter

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2021 Walnut Freeze: Reporting the Damage

Good Morning all:

Please see link for information "2021 Walnut Freeze:
Reporting the Damage".

PDF 6/29/21
Autumn Freeze Damage in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties Walnuts: November 2020

Good Morning all:

Please see link for information "Autumn Freeze Damage in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties Walnuts: November 2020".

PDF 5/13/21
Understanding Sudden Vine Collapse in California

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Please see link for information "Understanding Sudden Vine Collapse in California".

PDF 5/11/21
2021 California Cherry Research Review - January 26, 2021

2021 California Cherry Research Review - January 26, 2021

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PDF 1/19/21
Register Now for 2021 Virtual Lodi Grape Day - February 2! (updated links inside)

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**You are receiving a duplicate email regarding 2021 Virtual Lodi Grape Day. The previous email sent did not include the register and agenda links on the flyer. Thank you.

PDF 1/13/21