Posts Tagged ‘ Fresno ’

Central Valley: Is goodwill enough?

Oct 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Stories

Richard Shermer is a 60 year-old consultant from Fresno, California who spent most of his life in the Bay Area and Central Valley. Besides being a father of four and a soccer fan, Shermer splits his time between his work in real estate development  and his long lasting passion, photography. It was that passion that […]

Central Valley: Biological control of aflatoxins in pistachios to take off in California

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question, Student Work

Aflatoxin contamination in staple crops like maize is a huge problem in Africa. Earlier this year 2.3 million bags of maize in Kenya were declared unfit for human and animal consumption due to aflatoxin contamination. The solution might lie in biological control. Themis Michailides, a plant pathologist at the Kearney Agricultural Research Center, talks about […]