Fruit & nut crops
The vilified nut has a surprisingly small carbon footprint.
UC Davis projects aim to diagnose, prevent damage caused by Huanglongbing.
A new discovery by UC Davis researchers is helping combat costly grape powdery mildew damage.
UC Davis is now offers a three-day pistachio production course.
Research shows environmental conditions influence behavior of walnut twig beetle.
New advertising campaign shows partnerships and agricultural achievements.
UC Davis Cooperative Extension Specialist Carlos Crisosto works with growers like Mike Thurlow and packagers to pick peaches and other stone fruits later in the season. By letting it ripen before being shipped to grocery stores, the fruit is consistently sweeter, better tasting and not mealy.
Can shorter peach and nectarine trees reduce labor costs?
Learn more about the acclaimed breeding program at UC Davis.
Wild bees and honey bees pollinate crops; pollinator conservation is important.
Grad student Mike Levy works on economics, environment, and communities.
Olive Center director Dan Flynn helps dispel misconceptions at international competition.
Pressure chambers that measure plant water stress are part of the interactive website.
Executives learn about technological advances to address key winemaking issues.
Prof. Dan Sumner and alumnus Bill Chandler discuss impact in San Joaquin Valley
Drought will have a multi-year impact on Calif. fruit trees; Ken Schackel, Dept. of Plant Sciences.
Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.
Avocado promotions create a significant return on investments; Sexton and Carman.
Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.
Proposed law could ban production of genetically modified organisms on the big island of Hawaii
Wine display is one part of wider look at the evolution of American food.
Work may lead to better control of drosophila, an international fruit pest.
Terroir — and microbial terroir — impact grapes and the wines they produce.
Treatment for citrus greening disease may result from DNA sequencing technology.
Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.
Methyl bromide, a soil fumigant, is about to be phased out. UC researchers are helping growers find methyl bromide alternatives for western crops.
Plan now to learn the fundamentals of fruit-and-nut biology from the experts. The waiting list is starting for the 2015 Pomology Short Course.