The California Backyard Orchard website created by the University of California has extensive information related to growing fruits and nuts in the backyard.Click here to view.
Book reference UCANR:
Dave Wilson Nursery: Backyard Orchard Culture
Deep Watering Schedule for Fruit and Nut Trees
The California Backyard Orchard: Fruits and Nuts
Pruning the Home Orchard
Fruit Trees: Training and Pruning Deciduous Trees