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.
Study: evolutionary biology must be used to overcome global agriculture challenges.
Research shows environmental conditions influence behavior of walnut twig beetle.
Researchers found that DDT exposure slowed birth metabolism, lowered cold tolerance.
Results of the study may reduce the burden of the increasingly devastating disease.
Resistance gene to phytophthora root rot may offer hope and maintain crop yields.
Pam Ronald and Michael Pollan share opposing views on genetically modified organisms.
It’s due to blood-sucking flies, which avoid black-and-white striped surfaces.
Lack of soil moisture makes trees more susceptible to diseases, insects, and wildfire.
Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.
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
Communication among plants in response to injury could have positive benefits to crop production.
Work may lead to better control of drosophila, an international fruit pest.
Assumptions about genetics of two malaria mosquito subgroups are false.
The monetary benefits of screening wine-producing grapevines and rootstocks for viruses far outweigh the costs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.