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Turning off the Spigot: Can Almond Tree Varieties be Watered Differently?
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Almonds constitute one of the area’s top crops;and everyone is anxious about the next water shortage and its effects on crops. UC Davis graduate students are looking into how varying amounts of water affect almond yield. The current results on the differences in yield from the different treatments and quality will be presented in December at the Almond Conference in Sacramento.

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California almonds make life better by what we grow and how we grow. The Almond Board of California promotes natural, wholesome and quality almonds through leadership in strategic market development, innovative research, and accelerated adoption of industry best practices on behalf of the more than 7,600 almond farmers and processors in California, most of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, the Almond Board of California is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit or check out California Almonds on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and the California Almonds blog.