Desert Research and Extension Center
Desert Research and Extension Center
Desert Research and Extension Center
University of California
Desert Research and Extension Center

Dr. Jairo Diaz

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Director
ANR Desert Research & Extension Center
1004 Holton Road
Holtville, CA 92250
760-356-3065
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Education

Ph.D. Water Resources Engineering, Mississippi State University. 2007
MS Water Resources Engineering, University of Puerto Rico. 2004
B.S. Agricultural Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. 1997

Specialty

Water Resources

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Geisseler, D.; Soto Ortiz, R., et al. (2022). Nitrogen Nutrition and Fertilization of Onions (Allium cepa L.) – A Literature Review. Scientia Horticulturae. 291:110591.
  • Porch, T.; Barrera, S., et al. (2021). Release of Tepary Bean TARS-Tep 23 Germplasm with Broad Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Rust and Common Bacterial Blight Resistance. Journal of Plant Registrations. 1:11.
  • Núñez-Ramírez, F.; Escobosa-García, I., et al. (2020). Tensión de Humedad del Suelo, Crecimiento, Eficiencia en el Uso del Agua y Rendimiento de Maíz Cultivado en el Noroeste de México. Terra Latinoamericana. 38, 805-815.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Diaz, J; Soto, R, et al. (2021). Assessing Drip Irrigation and Nitrogen Management of Fresh Onions Produced in California Low Desert. Annual Report. California Department of Food and Agriculture, Fertilizer Research and Education Program. January.
  • Diaz-Ramirez, J; Soto-Ortiz, R, et al. (2021). Assessing the Impact of Furrow and Drip Irrigation Systems on Fresh Market Onions in Imperial County, California. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 4.
  • Diaz, J.; Magallon, G., et al. (2021). Evaluation of Broccoli and Cabbage Cultivars for Production in Imperial County, CA. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources. 24:8. https://ceimperial.ucanr.edu/news_359/Ag_Briefs/?newsletteritem=90718
  • Fitchette, T; Diaz, J (2021). Researchers study onion crop's nitrogen needs. Western Farm Press.T. Fitchette. February 18. https://www.farmprogress.com/soil-health/researchers-study-onion-crops-nitrogen-needs
  • Webb-Martinez, K.; Alviz, K, et al. (2021). Ripple Effect Mapping: Zoom Adaptation. University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, CE Program Evaluation. https://ucanr.edu/sites/CEprogramevaluation_style4preview/Measuring_Outcomes/
  • Diaz, J; Soto, R, et al. (2020). Assessing Drip Irrigation and Nitrogen Management of Fresh Onions Produced in California Low Desert. Annual Report. California Department of Food and Agriculture, Fertilizer Research and Education Program. January.
  • Diaz, J; Soto, R, et al. (2020). Assessing Drip Irrigation and Nitrogen Management of Fresh Onions Produced in California Low Desert. University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. 23:8. September.
  • Diaz, J; Soto, R, et al. (2020). Toward Improving irrigation and Nitrogen Management in Fresh Market Onions in California Low Desert Region. The National Onion Association. 38:8. October/November.
  • Diaz, Jairo; Soto, Roberto, et al. (2017). Evaluation of Water Management Techniques and Fertilizer Rates in Onion Production in California’s Low Desert Region. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. December.
  • Wills, Stacey; Collins, Stephanie, et al. (2017). Imperial Valley Outdoor Wildlife Learning Site (IVOWLS). July.
  • Diaz, Jairo; Soto, Roberto, et al. (2017). Manejo del Riego y Nitrogeno en Cebolla en el Desierto de California. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. December.
  • Bachie, Oli; Devkota, Pratap, et al. (2017). Preliminary Results of Imperial Valley Growers Needs Assessment Survey. Imperial County Agricultural Briefs. September.
  • Bean, Travis; Bachie, Oli, et al. (2016). Integrated Weed Management in California’s Desert Melons: Evaluation of Split Herbicide Applications and Plastic Mulch for Weed Control and Crop Injury Under Drip and Furrow Irrigation in Melon-Sudangrass Rotations. December. Project Report, California Melon Research Board

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