WATER QUALITY & SOURCE
Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) provide guidelines to California Almond growers on how to minimize potential hazards during production and to recognize and address potential sources of contamination.
Testing Is the Key
Water used in the production of almonds can be a source of microbiological contaminants. Water supply for irrigation may introduce and widely disseminate pathogens to the almond orchard floor, and water used in any foliar applications to almond trees can contaminate the crop.
Download PDF: Water Quality and Source.