Walnut Scion & Rootstock Improvement
Walnut Scion & Rootstock Improvement
Walnut Scion & Rootstock Improvement
University of California
Walnut Scion & Rootstock Improvement

Economic Analysis Team

Inputs:

Growth, survival and yield data from replicated orchard rootstock trials; nursery production data.

Activities:

Assemble and analyze actual and estimated cost and income data from industry, nurserymen, growers, and collaborating scientists.

Outputs:

Extension publications and database entries summarizing cost-benefit analyses for adoption of clonal walnut rootstocks.

Short Term Outcomes:

Grower interest and initial plantings of new rootstocks will be facilitated by relevant economic analyses.

Long Term Outcomes:

Adoption of new clonal rootstocks with resistance to pathogens; and superior adaptation to new environments.

Impact:

Enhanced economic efficiency and sustainability of walnut nursery and orchard production.

Team Members

Daniel Kluepfel
Daniel Kluepfel
Janine Hasey
Janine Hasey
Greg Browne
Greg Browne
Mike McKenry
Mike McKenry
Andres Westphal
Andres Westphal

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