Lindcove Citrus Variety Orchard
Dr. Tracy Kahn (left) from the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at UC Riverside leads tours several times per year through the Citrus Variety Evaluation Orchard at Lindcove Research and Extension Center (Exeter, CA). Containing nearly 200 different varieties, Dr. Kahn maintains this orchard for the benefit of growers and nurserymen to see and taste exciting new citrus varieties. Dr. Kahn is also the Principal Museum Scientist for the UC Citrus Variety Collection in Riverside, which was established in 1910 and contains more than 1000 varieties. The Lindcove orchard is used to provide specimens for fruit quality and true-to-type evaluations under San Joaquin Valley conditions. Tours of the orchard are available upon request by contacting the Center.
Tracy Kahn and Cindy Fake (UCCE Placer) examine a chimera on a navel orange