The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis is the No. 1 college of its kind in the world. Through research, education, and outreach, we produce a better world, healthier lives, and an improved standard of living for everyone.
The college addresses critical issues related to agriculture, food systems, the environment, and human and social sciences.
Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match
Dec 06, 2013 Many assumptions about the genetics of two groups of malaria mosquitoes are false.
Sequencing study lifts veil on wine’s microbial terroir
Dec 05, 2013 Terroir — and microbial terroir — impact grapes and the wines they produce.
Screening out grapevine virus spares Napa-Sonoma more than $60 million
Dec 03, 2013 The monetary benefits of screening wine-producing grapevines and rootstocks for viruses far outweigh the costs.
Roger Beachy to head new World Food Center at UC Davis
Dec 03, 2013 Acclaimed plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.
National survey finds frog abnormalities rare
Dec 03, 2013 Good news for frogs and toads — the abnormalities of the 1990s are rarer, except in local hotspots.
UC Davis leads USAID program to develop disease-resistant, heat-tolerant chickens for Africa
Nov 21, 2013 A new program that will identify genes for breeding chickens that tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases has been launched at UC Davis.
Through The Campaign for UC Davis — a universitywide initiative to inspire 100,000 donors to contribute $1 billion in philanthropic support — UC Davis is expanding its capacity to meet the world’s challenges and educate future leaders.