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Thomas Turini

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Cooperative Extension Fresno County
550 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 210-B
(559) 241-7515
Fresno, CA 93710
559-375-3147
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Education

M.S. Plant Science, California State University, Fresno. 1997

Awards

  • Oscar Lorenz Award
    Presented by UC ANR,  2011

Specialty

Vegetable crops

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Turini, T.A.; LeStrange, M., et al. (2017). "Thirps management in processing tomatoes and influence on Tomato spotted wilt virus symptom incidence in Central California". Acta Horticulturae 1159/XIV International Symposium on Processing Tomato.C. Argerich, M. Cámara and S. Colvine. ISHS. 1159, 117-124. 1 May.
  • Lafta, A.; Turini, T., et al. (2017). “Field Evaluation of green and red leaf lettuce genotypes in the Imperial, San Joaquin and Salinas Valleys of California for heat tolerance and extension of the growing seasons.”. HortScience. 52:1, 40-48.
  • Batuman, O.; Turini, T.A., et al. (2017). "First report of a resistance-breaking strain of Tomato spotted wilt virus infecting tomatoes with the Sw-5 tospovirus-resistance gene in California." Plant Disease
  • Mitchell, J.P.; A., Shrestha, et al. (2016). "Precision overhead irrigation is suitable for several Central Valley crops." California Agriculture 70(2): 62-69.
  • Yen-Wen, Kuo; Robert, Gilbertson, et al. (2014). "Iris yellow spot virus on lettuce in Coastal California." Plant Disease 98: 1050-1059.
  • Miyao, E.; Aegerter, B., et al. (2012). "Control of tomato powdery mildew (Leveillula taurica) and impacts on fruit yield and quality in central California." Phytopathology 102: S6.7.
  • Turini, T.; Davis, R., et al. (2012). Cucurbits. UC IPM Guidelines. UC ANR. 3445. 2012.
  • Klonsky, K.; Mitchell, J., et al. (2012). "Evolution of conservation tillage systems for processing tomato production in California¹s Central Valley." HortTechnology 22(5): 617-626.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2012). "Influence of insecticide programs on Tomato spotted wilt virus in California processing tomatoes." Phytopathology 102: S190.
  • Daugovish, O.; Turini, T., et al. (2012). Year-round IPM Program: Cole Crops. UC IPM Guidelines. UC ANR. 3442. 2012.
  • Goodell, P.; Stoddard, S., et al. (2011). Cucurbit Year-Round IPM Program. UC ANR Publication. 3445. 2011.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2011). "Effect of fungicide programs on white rot of garlic in California." Phytopathology 101: S179.
  • Biscaro, A.; Smith, R., et al. (2011). Fresh-market bulb onion production in California. ANR Publication. 7242. 2011.
  • Cahn, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2011). Iceberg lettuce production in California. ANR Publication. 7215. 2011.
  • Turini, T.; Munk, D., et al. (2011). Influence of irrigation and salinity management on processing tomato production in Fresno County California. Annual Plant and Soil Conference Proceedings. 183. 2011.
  • Cahn, M.; Smith, R., et al. (2011). Leaf Lettuce Production in California. ANR Publication. 7216. 2011.
  • Strain; Ottensen, et al. (2010). Biogeographical Survey of Virginia, Florida and California Tomato Phyllospheres. International Society for Microbial Ecology. Seattle, WA. 2010.
  • Turini, T.; Chitrampalam, P., et al. (2010). "Effect of sclerotium density and irrigation on disease incidence and on efficacy of Coniothyrium minitans in suppressing lettuce drop caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum." Plant Disease 94(9): 1118-1124.
  • Cox, C.; Chitrampalam, P., et al. (2010). "Efficacy of Coniothyrium minitans on lettuce drop caused by Sclerotinia minor in desert agroecosystem." Biological Control 55: 92-96.
  • Cox, C.; Chitrampalam, P., et al. (2010). "Efficacy of Coniothyrium minitans on lettuce drop caused by Sclerotinia minor in desert agroecosystem." Biological Control 55(2)
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2010). Influence of thrips control programs on TSWV incidence in processing tomatoes in California. American/Canadian Pacific Division Meeting. 2010.
  • Turini, T. (2010). Processing Tomato Blog. 6 August 2010.
  • Turini, T.; Davis, R., et al. (2009). Cucurbits. UC IPM Guidelines. UC ANR. 3445. 2009.
  • Turini, T.; Batuman, O., et al. (2009). "Investigation of thrips population and Tomato spotted wilt virus incidence in processing tomatoes in the Central Valley of California." Phytopathology 99: S11.
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2009). "Response of processing tomato varieties to TSWV under Fresno County, California Conditions." Phytopathology 99: S131.
  • Natwick, E.; Turini, T., et al. (2009). UC IPM Lettuce Year Round Plan. 2009.
  • Hartz, T.; Baameur, A., et al. (2009). Watermelon Production in California. Vegetable Production Series. UC ANR. 7218. 2009.
  • Rojas, M.; Hagen, C., et al. (2008). "Biology and molecular characterization of Cucurbit leaf crumple virus, and emergent cucurbit-infecting Begomovirus in the Imperial Valley of California." Plant Disease 92: 781-793.
  • Cantwell, M.; Hartz, T., et al. (2008). Cantaloupe Production in California. Vegetable Production Series. UC ANR. 7218. 2008.
  • Turini, T.; Davis, R., et al. (2008). Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus. UC IPM Guidelines. UC ANR. 3445. 2008.
  • Turini, T.; Davis, M., et al. (2008). Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus. UC IPM Guidelines. UC ANR. 3445. 2008.
  • Turini, T.; Chitrampalam, P., et al. (2008). "Effect of biocontrol and chemical strategies against lettuce drop caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. minor in desert agroecosystems." Phytopathology 98: S38.
  • Liu, H.; McCreight, J., et al. (2008). "Genetic Resistance to Cucurbit Leaf Crumple Virus in Melon." HortScience 43: 122-126.
  • Pappu, H.; Poole, G., et al. (2007). "Increasing outbreaks and impact of Iris yellow spot virus in bulb and seed onion crops in the Imperial and Antelope Valleys of California." Plant Health Progress
  • Coffey, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2006). Changes influencing control of cucurbit powdery mildew in Imperial County, California. Program National Association of County Agricultural Agents Conference. 2006.
  • Zhou, Y.; Seo, Y., et al. (2006). "Evaluation of cotton germplasm for resistance to the whitefly and Cotton leaf crumple disease and etiology of CLCr in California’s Imperial Valley." Plant Disease 90: 877-884.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2006). "Influence of application timing on fungicide efficacy against lettuce drop in Imperial County, California." Phytopathology 96: S116.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T. (2006). Response of muskmelon varieties to Monosporascus vine decline in California. Congresso de Fitoptologia. 31, S162. 2006.
  • Chitrampalam, P.; Pryor, B., et al. (2005). "Biocontrol of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in desert-grown winter lettuce using Coniothyrium minitans." Phytopathology 95: S85.
  • Aguiar, J.; Turini, T. (2005). "Comparison of compounds for management of powdery mildew on casaba melon in Imperial County, California." Phytopathology 95(6): S105.
  • Coffey, M.; McCreight, J., et al. (2005). "Field Evidence for a New Race of Powdery Mildew on Melon." HortScience 40: 888.
  • Turini, T.; Davis, R., et al. (2005). Monosporascus vine decline. UC IPM Guidelines. 3445. 2005.
  • Liu, H.; McCreight, J., et al. (2005). "Resistance to cucurbit leaf crumple virus in melon." HortScience 40(4): 1108-1109.
  • Waugh, M.; Stanghellini, M., et al. (2004). "Crop residue destruction strategies that enhance rather than inhibit reproduction of Monosporascus cannonballus." Plant Pathology 53: 50-53.
  • Natwick, E.; Hagen, C., et al. (2004). "Cucurbit leaf crumple virus in Imperial Valley of California: A newly emergent cucurbit infecting geminivirus." Phytopathology 94: S37.
  • Natwick, E.; Turini, T., et al. (2004). Effect of desert corn flea beetle on severity of bacterial leaf blotch of sudangrass. Congresso de Fitoptologia. 29, S215. 2004.
  • Matheron, M.; Richardson, J., et al. (2004). "Quinoxyfen performance on powdery mildew in low desert melons, 1999-2003." Phytopathology 94: S88.
  • Ferrin, D.; Stanghellini, M., et al. (2003). "Application of preplant fumigants via drip irrigation systems for the management of root rot of melons caused by Monosporascus cannonballus." Plant Disease 87: 1176-1178.
  • Dos Santos, A.; Turini, T., et al. (2003). "Relative susceptibility of muskmelon cultivars to vine decline." Phytopathology 93(6): S85.
  • Subbarao, K.; Koike, S., et al. (2003). Vegetable diseases caused by soilborne pathogens. UC ANR Communications Services. 8099. 2003.
  • Mayberry, K.; Turini, T. (2002). Air pollution. Compendium of Diseases of Carrot, Celery, and other Umbelliferous Crops.L. Datnov and R. Davis. St. Paul, MN, APS Press.
  • Turini, T.; Mayberry, K., et al. (2002). Alleopathy. Compendium of Diseases of Carrot, Celery, and other Umbelliferous Crops.L. Datnov and M. Davis. St. Paul, MN, APS Press.
  • Laemmlen, F.; Turini, T. (2002). Bermudagrass seed production. UC IPM Guidelines. UC ANR. 3472. 2002.
  • Azad, H.; Turini, T., et al. (2002). "Effect of desert corn flea beetle on sudangrass bacterial leaf blotch severity." Phytopathology 92(S82)
  • Turini, T.; Mayberry, K. (2002). Fertilizer injury. Compendium of Diseases of Carrot, Celery, and other Umbelliferous Crops.L. Datnov and M. Davis. St. Paul, MN, APS Press.
  • Natwick, E.; Turini, T., et al. (2001). "Relative susceptibility of upland cotton cultivars and breeding lines to charcoal rot." Phytopathology 91(6): S90.
  • Kim, D.; Stanghellini, M., et al. (2001). "Vine-decline of melons caused by Monosporascus cannonballus: I. Pre-plant disease management strategies." Phytopathology 91(6): S84.
  • Stanghellini, M.; Radewald, K., et al. (2001). "Vine-decline of melons caused by Monosporascus cannonballus: III. Post-harvest disease management strategies." Phytopathology 91(6): S75.
  • Suarshana, M.; Guzman, P., et al. (2000). "A new bipartite geminivirus (begomovirus) causing leaf curl and crumpling in cucurbits in the Imperial Valley of California." Plant Disease 84: 488.
  • Teviotdale, B.; Holtz, B., et al. (1999). "Comparison of models to predict the occurrence of fire blight in the San Joaquin Valley of California." Acta Horticulturae 489: 437-439.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Turini, T.A. (2016). Spotted wilt management in tomatoes. Progressive Crop Consultant. 1:2, 4-9. Jul/Aug.
  • Turini, T.A. (2015). Beet curly op virus: Persistent issue in tomatoes. CAPCA Adviser. 18:6, 58-60. Dec.
  • Gilbertson, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2013). Research-based tomato spotted wilt virus management plan in Central California processing tomatoes. Plant and Soils Conference Proceedings. 17-22. 2013.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2012). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on muskmelon, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports. 6, V057. 2012.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2012). Comparison of materials for control of downy mildew on iceberg lettuce, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports. 6, V055. 2012.
  • Stoddard, S.; Turini, T. (2012). Drip irrigated, double row tomatoes on 80-inch beds (year 3). 2011 Annual Reports. California Tomato Research Institute. 9-14. 2012.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2012). Evaluation of materials for control of powdery mildew on processing tomato, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports. 6, V057. 2012.
  • Munk, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2012). Irrigation and salinity management on processing tomato production in Fresno County California. 2011 Annual Reports. California Tomato Research Institute. 19-22. 2012.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2012). Recent research on lettuce downy mildew control. Fresno County Vegetable Crops Web Site. UCCE. 2012.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2012). Recent research on thrips control in onions. Fresno County Vegetable Crops Web Site. UCCE. 2012.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2012). Recent research on tomato powdery mildew control. Fresno County Vegetable Crops Web Site. UCCE. 2012.
  • Aegerter, B.; Stoddard, S., et al. (2012). UCCE Statewide Processing Tomato Variety Evaluation Trials, 2011. 2011 Annual Reports. California Tomato Research Institute. 23-34. 2012.
  • Turini, T.; Stoddard, S. (2011). Drip irrigated, double row tomatoes on 80-inch beds (year 3). 2010 Annual Reports. California Tomato Research Institute. 9-14. 2011.
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2011). Efficacy and influence of insecticide applications on incidence of Tomato spotted wilt virus in processing tomatoes. Fresno County Vegetable Crops Web Site. UCCE. 2011.
  • Turini, T. (2011). Fungal disease moved with soil is expanding its presence in Fresno County. Fresno County Vegetable Crops Web Site. UCCE. 11 November 2011.
  • Munk, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2011). Irrigation and salinity management on processing tomato production in Fresno County California. 2010 Annual Reports. California Tomato Research Institute. 19-22. 2011.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2011). New developments in white rot management. Vegetables West. 4, 10-12. 2011.
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2011). Relative susceptibility of tomato varieties to disease. Fresno County Vegetable Crops Web Site. UCCE. 2011.
  • Stapleton, J.; Aegerter, B., et al. (2011). Tomato powdery mildew control. 2010 Annual Reports. California Tomato Research Institute. 37-44. 2011.
  • Gilbertson, R.; Le Strange, M., et al. (2011). Tomato Spotted Wilt Management Research Progress. Vegetables West. 15-16. 2011.
  • Aegerter, B.; Stoddard, S., et al. (2011). UCCE Statewide Processing Tomato Variety Evaluation Trials, 2011. 2010 Annual Reports. California Tomato Research Institute. 23-34. 2011.
  • Batuman, O.; Gilbertson, R., et al. (2011). Western flower thrips abundance and incidence of Tomato spotted wilt in processing tomato fields in the Central Valley of California. 2010 Annual Reports. California Tomato Research Institute. 2011.
  • Turini, T.; McGiffen, M. (2010). Applying calucium fertilizers thorugh drip-tape to increase cantaloupe storage quality. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2010.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2010). Comparison of fungicide programs for control of powdery mildew (Leveillula taurica) on tomato. Vegetable and Melon Crops Research Reports. UCCE Fresno. 2010. http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu
  • Turini, T.; Stoddard, S. (2010). Drip irrigated double-row tomatoes on 80-inch beds. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2010.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2010). Evaluation of materials for control of powdery mildew on processing tomato, 2010. Research Reports. 2010. http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu
  • Gilbertson, R.; Koike, S., et al. (2010). Investigation of Tospovirus outbreaks in California lettuce production. California Leafy Greens Research Board Annual Reports. 2010.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2010). Response of processing tomato varieties to powdery mildew. Vegetable and Melon Crops Research Reports. UCCE Fresno. 2010. http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T. (2010). Severe tomato powdery mildew in Fresno County, 2009. Vegetables West. 14-17. March-April 2010.
  • Aegerter, B.; Stoddard, S., et al. (2010). UCCE statewide processing tomato variety comparisons, 2009. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2010.
  • Molinar, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2009). Comparison of fungicides and biological control agents for control of white rot, 2008. Plant Disease Management Reports. 3, V089. 2009.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2009). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew of melons, 2008. Plant Disease Management Reports. 3, V005. 2009.
  • Turini, T. (2009). Comparison of personal watermelon varieties, 2008. Vegetable and Melon Crops Research Reports. UCCE Fresno. 2009. http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu
  • Smith, R.; Koike, S., et al. (2009). Impatiens necrotic spot virus research progress. California Mixed Greens Research Board Report. 2009.
  • Turini, T. (2009). Influence of vine trimming on processing tomato yield and quality in the Central Valley of California. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2009.
  • Turini, T. (2009). Management of limited water supply in vegetable crops. Drought Response. UCCE Fresno. April 2009.
  • Stoddard, S.; Le Strange, M., et al. (2009). Proceedings of the annual California Weed Science Society. 61, 107-110. 2009.
  • Schwankl, L.; Turini, T., et al. (2009). Progress report on the use of fungicides for control of white rot of onions and garlic, 2008-2009. Report to California Garlic and Onion Research Advisory Board. 2009.
  • Stoddard, S.; Aegerter, B., et al. (2009). Tomato powdery mildew control. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2009.
  • Smith, R.; Koike, S., et al. (2009). Update on Impatiens necrotic spot virus in lettuce. Monterey County Newsletter. February 2009.
  • Smith, R.; Koike, S., et al. (2009). Vegetable growers helped with damaging thrips vectored viruses. UC Delivers. 2009.
  • Turini, T. (2009). Virus problems in tomatoes; recognition and options. Vegetables West. 13:3, 14-16. 2009.
  • Stoddard, S.; Turini, T., et al. (2009). Western flower thrips abundance and incidence of Tomato spotted wilt virus in processing tomato fields in the Central Valley of California. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2009.
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). 2007 Progress Report: Efficacy of foliar applied insecticides on thrips on processing tomatoes. Down the Vegetable Row San Joaquin County. May 2008.
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). 2007 Progress Report: thrips control programs on TSWV incidence & tomato yield. University of California Vegetable Notes: Fresno, Kings and Tulare Counties. 8-9. March 2008.
  • Schwankl, L.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Activity of fungicides and biological control agents against garlic white rot, Fresno, County. Vegetable and Melon Crops Research Reports. UCCE Fresno. 2008. http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu
  • Schwankl, L.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Comparison of fungicides and biological control agents for control of white rot in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. National Allium Conference Proceedings. 2008.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2008). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on muskmelon. Vegetable and Melon Crops Research Reports. UCCE Fresno. 2008. http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T. (2008). Control of melon powdery mildew with new tools. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2008.
  • Stapleton, J.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Effect of solarization combined with Basamid G against soil-borne pests of melons. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2008.
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Efficacy of foliar applied insecticides against thrips on processing tomatoes. Vegetable and Melon Crops Research Reports. UCCE Fresno. 2008. http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Evaluation of Basamid G and solarization for control of Monosporascus root rot, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports. St. Paul, MN, The American Phytopathological Society. 2, V168. 2008.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E. (2008). Evaluation of Insecticides for Control of Thrips and Suppression of IYSV. Report to California Garlic and Onion Research Advisory Board. 2008.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E. (2008). Evaluation of insecticides for suppression of thrips and suppression of IYSV. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2-4. March 2008.
  • Schwankl, L.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Progress report on the use of fungicides for control of white rot of onions and garlic, 2007-2008. Report to California Garlic and Onion Research Advisory Board. 2008.
  • Turini, T.; Le Strange, M. (2008). Statewide processing tomato variety trial-Fresno County results, 2007. University of California Vegetable Notes: Fresno, Kings and Tulare Counties. 8-9. March 2008.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Testing use of dazomet and/or solarization for control of soilborne pests of melon in the low desert. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. June 2008.
  • Rodriguez, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Testing use of dazomet and/or solarization for control of soilborne pests of melon in the low desert. UC Plant Protection Quarterly. UCCE. 18:2, 10-17. 2008.
  • Gilbertson, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2008). Tomato Spotted wilt virus in the Central San Joaquin Valley. CAPCA Advisor. 9:5, 80-82. 2008.
  • Le Strange, M.; Turini, T. (2008). TSWV symptom incidence in processing tomato varieties. Vegetable and Melon Crops Research Reports. UCCE Fresno. 2008. http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu
  • Miyao, E.; Aegerter, B., et al. (2008). UCCE Statewide Powdery Mildew Control Trials, 2008. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2008.
  • Aegerter, B.; Stoddard, S., et al. (2008). UCCE Statewide Processing Tomato Variety Evaluation Trials, 2008. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2008.
  • Turini, T.; Hembree, K. (2008). Using Treflan TR-10 in cucurbits at lay-by. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 14. 2008.
  • Batuman, O.; Gilbertson, R., et al. (2008). Western Flower Thrips Abundance and Incidence of Tomato Spotted Wilt on Processing Tomato Fields in the Central Valley of California. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2008.
  • Batuman, O.; Gilbertson, R., et al. (2008). Western flower thrips abundance and the incidence of Tomato spotted wilt on processing tomato fields in the Central Valley of California. University of California Vegetable Notes: Fresno, Kings and Tulare Counties. 4-5. March 2008.
  • Batuman, O.; Gilbertson, R., et al. (2008). Western flower thrips abundance and the incidence of Tomato spotted wilt on processing tomato fields in the Central Valley of California. Down the Vegetable Row San Joaquin County. May 2008.
  • Turini, T. (2007). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on iceberg lettuce. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2. January 2007.
  • Turini, T. (2007). Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus detected in low desert areas of California and Arizona. Fresno County Vegetable Notes. 2-3. March 2007.
  • Stanghellini, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2007). Fungicide applications for Monosporascus vine decline: 2005 and 2006 trial results. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5-6. March 2007.
  • Hayes, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2007). Performance of iceberg lettuce varieties and breeding lines in Sphingomonas suberifaciens infested soil. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 12-13. February 2007.
  • Hayes, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2007). Performance of iceberg lettuce varieties and breeding lines in Sphingomonas suberifaciens infested soil. Imperial Valley Agricultural Briefs. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 3-4. September 2007.
  • Stapleton, J.; Turini, T., et al. (2007). Report to the California Melon Research Board. 99-107. 2007.
  • Turini, T.; Stapleton, J., et al. (2007). Solarization heats up in the low desert. CAPCA Advisor. 10-12. June 2007.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E. (2007). Thrips control and IYSV disease suppression in onions. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2-4. March 2007.
  • Turini, T.; Le Strange, M., et al. (2007). Tomato spotted wilt virus in California processing tomatoes. California Tomato Grower. 7-9. April 2007.
  • Turini, T.; Le Strange, M., et al. (2007). Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus in California Processing Tomatoes. California Tomato Grower. 2007.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E., et al. (2007). Two new whitefly transmitted viruses in six months. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5-7. May 2007.
  • Batuman, O.; Gilbertson, R., et al. (2007). Western Flower Thrips Abundance and Incidence of Tomato Spotted Wilt on Processing Tomato Fields in the Central Valley of California. California Tomato Research Institute Reports. 2007.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Beet mild curly top virus detected in Imperial Valley. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 4. July 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Black rot of crucifers. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 7. November 2006.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T. (2006). Comparison of Fungicides for control of onion downy mildew. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2-3. January 2006.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T. (2006). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on Muskmelon, 2005. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5-8. February 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Comparison of fungicides for the control of powdery mildew on muskmelon, 2006. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 12-14. October 2006.
  • Westerdahl, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2006). Comparison of Phoenix and Beta 8520 suarbeet varieties in cyst nematode infested fields in Imperial Valley. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 8-9. July 2006.
  • Turini, T.; Stanghellini, M., et al. (2006). Control of vine decline and charcoal rot with in-season fungicide applications. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Corky root of lettuce. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 6. November 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus present in Imperial Valley. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5-6. December 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Evaluation of AQ10 as a biological control agent against powdery mildew of melon. Report to the California Melon Research Board. 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Fungicide application timing for Monosporascus vine decline; 2005 trial results. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 6-7. March 2006.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T. (2006). Fungicide Comparison for onion downy mildew. Vegetables West. 8. February 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). High temperature flood injury. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 6. June 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Lettuce chlorosis virus causes losses in Imperial County lettuce in 2005-2006. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2-3. April 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Melon powdery mildew control. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2-3. May 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Poisonous crop residues. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 10. June 2006.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T. (2006). Relative susceptibility of muskmelon varieties to Monosporascus cannonballus. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 6-7. January 2006.
  • Stapleton, J.; Turini, T., et al. (2006). Report to the California Melon Research Board. 2006.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2006). Results of Imperial County lettuce drop fungicide timing comparisons. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 9-11. September 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Squash lines resist virus pressure in Imperial County 2005. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 4. June 2006.
  • Turini, T. (2006). Stripe Rust of Wheat in Imperial Valley. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. March 2006.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T. (2006). Vine Decline in Cantaloupe. Vegetables West. 16-17. February 2006.
  • Turini, T.; Pryor, B., et al. (2005). Biologico y quimico controladas del moho blanco de la lechuga en desierto bajo condiciones. Congreso Internacional en Ciencias Agricolas Memorias. 8. 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Common soil-borne alfalfa diseases. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 7-8. May 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Comparison of fungicides for control of melon powdery mildew. F&N Tests. 60, V124. 2005.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T. (2005). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on iceberg lettuce, 2005. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5. November 2005.
  • Coffey, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2005). Comparison of Fungicides for control of powdery mildew on muskmelon. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 3-4. January 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Corky root of lettuce. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 4. December 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Iris Yellow Spot Virus is Present in Imperial Valley Onions. Pest-O-Gram. 4 March 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Iris Yellow Spot Virus is Present in Imperial Valley Onions. Vegetables West. 12-13. May 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Lettuce drop, a potentially serious disease in the low desert. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 10. March 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Melon powdery mildew control. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 3-4. March 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Properties of fungicides and resistance risk. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 6-8. June 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Recognition of Potato Diseases. Pest-O-Gram. 4 March 2005.
  • Caswell-Chen, E.; Westerdahl, R., et al. (2005). Report to the California Beet Growers Association on Management of the Sugarbeet Cyst Nematode. 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Results of cantaloupe variety comparison, 2004. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 4-5. February 2005.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T. (2005). Results of comparison of fungicides for control of downy mildew of iceberg lettuce, 2005. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 7-8. October 2005.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2005). Results of Fungicide Timing Experiment for Control of Lettuce dro. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2-3. September 2005.
  • Cardoza, R.; Turini, T., et al. (2005). Results of Fungicide Timing Experiment for Control of Lettuce drop. Vegetables West. 7-8. October 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Soil-borne diseases and crop rotation choices. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5-6. July 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Soil-borne diseases of melon favored by high temperatures. Vegetables West. 17-18. May 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Soil-borne diseases of melons favored by high temperatures. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 14-15. April 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). Stemphylium leaf blight of onion. Pest-O-Gram. 15 April 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2005). US/Mexico agreement modifies wheat trade restrictions. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 9. September 2005.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Cantaloupe variety susceptibility to vine decline Holtville. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 6-7. January 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Charcoal Rot. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 4-5. May 2004.
  • Meister, H.; Turini, T. (2004). Common diseases of alfalfa. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 7. June 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Comparison of fungicides for control of lettuce powdery mildew. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2. October 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Comparison of fungicides for control of melon powdery mildew. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 10-11. September 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Comparison of fungicides for control of onion downy mildew. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5. November 2004.
  • Brotslaw, D.; Turini, T., et al. (2004). Comparison of fungicides for control of onion downy mildew. F&N Tests. 59, V097. 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on iceberg lettuce. F&N Tests. 59, V095. 2004.
  • Aguiar, J.; Turini, T., et al. (2004). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on muskmelon. F&N Tests. 59, V096. 2004.
  • Coffey, M.; Turini, T., et al. (2004). Influencia de cambios recientes en el control de cenicilla polvorienta en melon. Congreso Internacional en Ciencias Agricolas Memorias. 7. 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Late Season Onion Diseases. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 2-3. April 2004.
  • McCreight, J.; Coffey, M., et al. (2004). Powdery mildew of melon. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Recognition of potato diseases. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 3-4. March 2004.
  • Caswell-Chen, E.; Westerdahl, R., et al. (2004). Report to the California Beet Growers Association on Management of the Sugarbeet Cyst Nematode. 2004.
  • Meister, H.; Turini, T. (2004). Results of bermudagrass rust fungicide efficacy trial. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 6. June 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Results of fungicide comparison for control of powdery mildew on muskmelon. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5-6. February 2004.
  • Ploeg, A.; Turini, T. (2004). Results of Vydate L efficacy against root knot nematode on muskmelon. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 9. July 2004.
  • Meister, H.; Turini, T. (2004). Rhyzomania. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 7. July 2004.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E., et al. (2004). Silverleaf whitefly and associated virus disease problems in cucurbit production in California. International Plant Protection Congress. 15, 503. 2004.
  • Natwick, E.; Turini, T., et al. (2004). Silverleaf whitefly transmitted geminivirus causes cucurbit leaf crumple disease. International Plant Protection Congress. 15, 530. 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Tomato spotted wilt virus detected in Imperial County. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 5. December 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2004). Varietal response of cantaloupes to Monosporascus vine decline. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2004.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Botrytis fruit rot of tomato. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. May 2003.
  • Turini, T.; Meister, H. (2003). Choosing wheat varieties. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. November 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Common diseases of Alfalfa. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. June 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Comparison of fungicide efficacy against powdery mildew. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2003.
  • Koike, S.; Turini, T. (2003). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on iceberg lettuce, 2002. F&N Tests. 58, V040. 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Comparison of Fungicides for Control of Powdery Mildew on Lettuce. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. January 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on muskmelon, 2002. F&N Tests. 58, V052. 2003.
  • Gerik, J.; Turini, T., et al. (2003). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on sugar beets. F&N Tests. 58, FC031. 2003.
  • Turini, T.; Mayberry, K. (2003). Considerations for crop rotation choices. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. March 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Corky root of lettuce. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. December 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Identification and Control of Leaf Blight Diseases of Carrots. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. March 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Imperial County Onion Downy Mildew Research Results. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. July 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Imperial county onion research – Downy mildew research results. Vegetables West. 7:8, 16-17. 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Iris yellow spot virus present in Imperial Valley onions. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. September 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Lessen the likelihood of fungicide resistance problems. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. April 2003.
  • Natwick, E.; Turini, T., et al. (2003). Melon diseases caused by viruses. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. March 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Melon vine collapse; cause and management options. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. June 2003.
  • Mayberry, K.; Turini, T. (2003). Muskmelon varietal response to powdery mildew. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. February 2003.
  • Mayberry, K.; Turini, T. (2003). Relative susceptibility of muskmelon varieties to powdery mildew and Monosporascus vine decline. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Results of downy mildew varietal susceptibility trial. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. October 2003.
  • Turini, T. (2003). Results of lettuce downy and powdery mildew fungicide comparisons. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. November 2003.
  • Meister, H.; Turini, T. (2003). Rust on wheat in Imperial Valley. Pest-O-Gram. 1 May 2003.
  • Turini, T.; Mayberry, K. (2002). Benefits of crop rotation. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. June 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Biology and control of Pythium diseases of melon. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. May 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Black rot of crucifers. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. November 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Bottom rot of lettuce. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. December 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Comparison of fungicide efficacy against powdery mildew. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2002.
  • Koike, S.; Turini, T. (2002). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on iceberg lettuce, 2001. F&N Tests. 57, V042. 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Comparison of fungicides for control of powdery mildew on muskmelon, 2001. F&N Tests. 58, V050. 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Cucurbit leaf crumple virus and squash leaf curl update. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. April 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Cucurbit powdery mildew. Pest-O-Gram. 21 October 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). High temperature flood injury. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. July 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Melon vine decline. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. June 2002.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E., et al. (2002). Molecular techniques corroborate resistance to whitefly transmitted Cotton leaf crumple virus. Beltwide Cotton Conference Proceedings. 793-794. 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Muskmelon powdery mildew control. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. September 2002.
  • Koike, S.; Turini, T., et al. (2002). Powdery mildew management. California Lettuce Research Board Reports. 178-186. 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Recognition and management of lettuce diseases. Vegetables West. 7:3, 15-16, 19-20. 2002.
  • Mayberry, K.; Turini, T. (2002). Relative susceptibility of muskmelon varieties to powdery mildew. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Relative susceptibility of muskmelon varieties to powdery mildew. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. January 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Results of bermudagrass rust fungicide efficacy trial. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. March 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2002). Results of sugar beet powdery mildew fungicide efficacy trial. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. February 2002.
  • Turini, T.; Meister, H. (2002). Sugar beet root rot problems. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. June 2002.
  • Mayberry, K.; Turini, T. (2002). Varietal response to Monosporascus vine decline. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. October 2002.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Bacterial soft rot of carrots. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. May 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Charcoal rot of melons. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. June 2001.
  • Ploeg, A.; Stepanyan, G., et al. (2001). Common weed hosts for root-knot nematodes. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. September 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Comparison of fungicide efficacy against powdery mildew. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2001.
  • Mayberry, K.; Turini, T., et al. (2001). Fungi ever-present melon threat. Western Farm Press. 4 August 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Fungicide properties. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. July 2001.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E. (2001). Leafhoppers, hopper-burn, witches’-broom and whitefly in alfalfa. Pest-O-Gram. August 2001.
  • Koike, S.; Turini, T., et al. (2001). Lettuce powdery mildew control. California Lettuce Research Board Reports. 179-189. 2001.
  • Paulus, A.; Turini, T., et al. (2001). Management of muskmelon powdery mildew with fungicides. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Muskmelon powdery mildew fungicide trial results. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. September 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Plant Disorders Caused by Calcium Deficiencies. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. March 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Poisonous crop residues. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. February 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Relative susceptibility of lettuce varieties to powdery and downy mildew. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. October 2001.
  • Mayberry, K.; Turini, T. (2001). Relative susceptibility of muskmelon varieties to powdery mildew. California Melon Research Board Reports. 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Results of lettuce powdery mildew fungicide comparison. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. December 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Results of sugar beet powdery mildew fungicide efficacy studies. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. January 2001.
  • Becker, J.; Ploeg, A., et al. (2001). Root-knot nematode host status of Imperial Valley crops. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. April 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Rust of bermudagrass. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. April 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2001). Seedling diseases. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. November 2001.
  • Mayberry, K.; Turini, T., et al. (2001). Soil-borne diseases of watermelon in the low desert. Vegetables West. June 2001.
  • Turini, T.; Mayberry, K. (2001). Summer checklist for fall plantings. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. July 2001.
  • Natwick, E.; Turini, T., et al. (2001). Upland cotton varietal response to charcoal rot. Beltwide Cotton Conference Proceedings. 140. 2001.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Biology and control of onion downy mildew. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. December 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Common alfalfa diseases in the low desert. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. March 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Common diseases of melons in the low desert. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. June 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Common late-season and post-harvest onion diseases. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. May 2000.
  • Paulus, A.; Turini, T., et al. (2000). Comparison of fungicide efficacy against powdery mildew of lettuce. California Lettuce Research Board Reports. 2000.
  • Turini, T.; Aguiar, J., et al. (2000). Cucurbit leaf crumple virus. Coachella Newsletter. December 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Disease concerns for winter crops in Imperial County. Pest-O-Gram. 15 November 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). High temperature alfalfa diseases in the low desert. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. July 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Lettuce diseases in the low desert. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. November 2000.
  • Paulus, A.; Turini, T., et al. (2000). Lettuce powdery mildew fungicide trial results. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. April 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Management of Fusarium crown and root rot of asparagus by reducing plant stress. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. January 2000.
  • Ploeg, A.; Turini, T. (2000). Management of root-knot nematodes in melons. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. October 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Melon viruses are widespread in Imperial Valley this season. Pest-O-Gram. 5 June, 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Monosporascus vine decline of melons. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. February. 2000.
  • Paulus, A.; Turini, T., et al. (2000). Muskmelon powdery mildew fungicide trial results. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 7. September 2000.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E., et al. (2000). New geminivirus causes Leaf crumple symptoms on melons. Pest-O-Gram. 15 February 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Relative susceptibility of muskmelon varieties to powdery mildew. Pest-O-Gram. Pest-O-Gram. 11 April 2000.
  • Turini, T. (2000). Research on control of Monosporascus vine decline of melons. Desert Farm and Ranch. 12 January 2000.
  • Turini, T.; Ploeg, A. (2000). Root-knot nematodes on melon. CAPCA Advisor. September/October 2000.
  • Turini, T.; Natwick, E., et al. (2000). Sanitation practices for whitefly and virus disease control. Pest-O-Gram. 11 August 2000.
  • Mayberry, K.; Natwick, E., et al. (2000). Sanitation practices help manage whitefly, aphids, and virus diseases. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. March 2000.
  • Turini, T. (1999). Charcoal rot problem in desert cotton areas. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 15 November 1999.
  • Turini, T. (1999). Control of powdery mildew on lettuce. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. October 1999.
  • Turini, T. (1999). Disease and nematode problems in carrots. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. September 1999.
  • Turini, T. (1999). Downy mildew of onion. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. November 1999.
  • Turini, T. (1999). Few materials are available for lettuce powdery mildew control. Desert Farm and Ranch. 15 December 1999.
  • Ploeg, A.; Turini, T. (1999). Needle nematode in Imperial Valley. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. September 1999.
  • Turini, T. (1999). Response of Upland Cotton to Charcoal Rot. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. November 1999.
  • Turini, T. (1999). Tips for diagnosing bacterial diseases. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. December 1999.

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