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Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Feb 19, 2015 03:07 PM

UC Davis projects aim to diagnose, prevent damage caused by Huanglongbing.

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 Fighting Powdery Grape Mildew

Fighting Powdery Grape Mildew

by Diane Nelson — last modified Feb 03, 2015 11:48 AM

A new discovery by UC Davis researchers is helping combat costly grape powdery mildew damage.

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Evolutionary Biology Key To Solving Global Problems

Evolutionary Biology Key To Solving Global Problems

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 25, 2014 11:08 AM

Study: evolutionary biology must be used to overcome global agriculture challenges.

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Beetle Flight Findings May Help Walnut Trees

Beetle Flight Findings May Help Walnut Trees

by Pat Bailey — last modified Aug 29, 2014 03:41 PM

Research shows environmental conditions influence behavior of walnut twig beetle.

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Pesticide linked to slow metabolism, obesity, and diabetes

Pesticide linked to slow metabolism, obesity, and diabetes

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2014 10:31 AM

Researchers found that DDT exposure slowed birth metabolism, lowered cold tolerance.

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Why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail

Why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail

by Kathy Garvey and Patricia Bailey — last modified Jun 04, 2014 08:54 AM

Results of the study may reduce the burden of the increasingly devastating disease.

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Gene may halt a deep- rooted pepper disease

Gene may halt a deep- rooted pepper disease

by Brad Hooker — last modified Jun 02, 2014 08:29 AM

Resistance gene to phytophthora root rot may offer hope and maintain crop yields.

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Scientist and journalist debate GMOs

Scientist and journalist debate GMOs

by John Stumbos — last modified May 09, 2014 03:41 PM

Pam Ronald and Michael Pollan share opposing views on genetically modified organisms.

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Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 10:54 AM

It’s due to blood-sucking flies, which avoid black-and-white striped surfaces.

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Drought puts California forests at increased risk

Drought puts California forests at increased risk

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 12, 2014 08:25 AM

Lack of soil moisture makes trees more susceptible to diseases, insects, and wildfire.

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Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

by Ann Filmer — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:51 PM

Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.

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African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 23, 2014 11:06 AM

Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.

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Science provides facts for Hawaii GMO debate

Science provides facts for Hawaii GMO debate

by Jeanette Warnert — last modified Jan 10, 2014 03:11 PM

Proposed law could ban production of genetically modified organisms on the big island of Hawaii

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The secret language of plants

The secret language of plants

by afilmer — last modified Jan 07, 2014 03:07 PM

Communication among plants in response to injury could have positive benefits to crop production.

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Drosophila pest targeted by genomic research

Drosophila pest targeted by genomic research

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Work may lead to better control of drosophila, an international fruit pest.

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Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match

Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:25 AM

Assumptions about genetics of two malaria mosquito subgroups are false.

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Screening out grapevine virus spares Napa-Sonoma more than $60 million

Screening out grapevine virus spares Napa-Sonoma more than $60 million

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 06, 2013 02:36 PM

The monetary benefits of screening wine-producing grapevines and rootstocks for viruses far outweigh the costs.

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Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 21, 2013 12:06 PM

Plant disease expert Helene Dillard, who is associate dean and head of Cooperative Extension at Cornell University, has been named the new dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis, and will begin at UC Davis in late January 2014.

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New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:38 PM

Treatment for citrus greening disease may result from DNA sequencing technology.

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Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:50 AM

Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.

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Finding alternatives to methyl bromide

Finding alternatives to methyl bromide

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

Methyl bromide, a soil fumigant, is about to be phased out. UC researchers are helping growers find methyl bromide alternatives for western crops.

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Gene sequencing targets witchweed and other destructive parasitic plants

Gene sequencing targets witchweed and other destructive parasitic plants

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:59 AM

Plant scientist John Yoder is part of an international team using gene sequencing and transfer to break the stranglehold of parasitic plants that cause billions of dollars in crop losses each year.

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Gene discovery may halt a worldwide wheat epidemic

Gene discovery may halt a worldwide wheat epidemic

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:01 AM

A team of researchers from UC Davis and Kansas State University has identified a gene that enables resistance to stem rust, a wheat disease that threatens global food security.

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Remote-controlled helicopter tested for use in vineyard applications

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:02 AM

A remote-controlled helicopter, fitted with a spray applicator system, was field tested over a vineyard in the heart of the famed Napa Valley by UC Davis engineers.

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Nematode-resistant wheat can protect tomatoes

Nematode-resistant wheat can protect tomatoes

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:06 AM

Nematode-resistant wheat can be a trap crop to reduce parasitic root-knot nematode numbers that damage the next rotation crop.

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Design It, Build It

Aug 21, 2015 Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

Jul 07, 2016 Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

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Jul 28, 2015 CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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