Wednesday, April 6, 2016

California the Orchard State Tour Links

Here are some interesting links that relate to the tour I gave Saturday, April 2nd here at the Arboretum

History of Orchard Culture in California

Story on Canary Island Grape -the so called 'Mission Grape'
California Wine History
Citrus Industry in California -A History
Los Angeles Agriculture - Agriculture and Natural Resources Blogs
What Grape Was Grown By the Mission Padres?
THE CITRUS LABEL GALLERY -Hundreds of Labels Collected By Members of the Citrus Label Society οΎ 
Label Showing Santa Anita Racetrack and Sierra Madre

Fruit Growers Associations

California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Fresh Fruit-Healthy Recipes: Sunkist Citrus Oranges, Lemons
California Avocados Commision
Almond Growers | Almond Board of California
California Walnut Growers
California Canning Peach Association
California Raisin Marketing Board
Western Growers
California, Arizona, & Texas Citrus
Citrus Research Board


L.E. Cooke Company -Their site is a treasure trove of information)
Dwarf Citrus Trees, Meyer Lemon, Kieffer Lime, Oranges – Order Online – Four Winds Growers (These are the growers that first developed dwarf citrus along with UCR)
Durling Nursery Inc (No Website, but follow this link for phone # and call; they'll e-mail you their availability)
La Verne Nursery

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