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Keeping It Fresh

Keeping It Fresh

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 22, 2015 03:04 PM

Postharvest training and education at UC Davis.

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Working Together To Manage Drought

Working Together To Manage Drought

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 16, 2015 04:08 PM

CA&ES researchers are developing and improving technology to help manage California's scarce water resources.

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Lightening The Load In Orchards And Fields

Lightening The Load In Orchards And Fields

by John Stumbos and Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 15, 2015 04:12 PM

CA&ES scientists work with growers to increase agricultural efficiencies.

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Developing Faster, More Accurate Robotic Cultivator

Developing Faster, More Accurate Robotic Cultivator

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jan 26, 2015 03:53 PM

Controlling weeds could soon become more effective, affordable and sustainable for vegetable growers.

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Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Nov 12, 2014 03:57 PM

Fresh Focus brings campus-grown produce to students using a food pantry at UC Davis. (+ Video)

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Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Nov 12, 2014 01:16 PM

Fresh Focus brings campus-grown produce to students using a food pantry at UC Davis.

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'One California' Highlights Agricultural Partnerships

'One California' Highlights Agricultural Partnerships

by UC Davis Dateline Staff — last modified Sep 25, 2014 04:25 PM

New advertising campaign shows partnerships and agricultural achievements.

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Planting power: Edible landscape gardens

Planting power: Edible landscape gardens

by Kelsey Walker — last modified Jul 16, 2014 01:19 PM

Student interns design and build edible gardens in several spots on campus; helps students who need food.

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Bean genome sequencing yields uncommon findings

Bean genome sequencing yields uncommon findings

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jun 17, 2014 08:12 AM

Nitrogen fixation, domestication, and disease resistance are part of study.

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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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Birthplace of the chili pepper identified in Mexico

Birthplace of the chili pepper identified in Mexico

by Patricia Bailey — last modified Apr 30, 2014 02:25 PM

The world’s most widely grown spice crop comes from Central-east Mexico.

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Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

by Pat Bailey — last modified Mar 04, 2014 01:05 PM

A $4 million research project in Ethiopia will improve the genetic diversity of chickpea varieties.

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What puts the ‘heat’ in hot peppers?

What puts the ‘heat’ in hot peppers?

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 24, 2014 09:17 AM

Genome sequencing finds the 'heat' in hot peppers, the world's biggest spice crop.

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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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The beneficial bean (YouTube video)

The beneficial bean (YouTube video)

by afilmer — last modified Jan 17, 2014 08:34 AM

An overview of dry bean production in California, including the nutrition of beans.

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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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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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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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Gene discovery may yield lettuce that will sprout in hot weather

Gene discovery may yield lettuce that will sprout in hot weather

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

A team of researchers, led by a University of California, Davis, plant scientist, has identified a lettuce gene and related enzyme that put the brakes on germination during hot weather — a discovery that could lead to lettuces that can sprout year-round, even at high temperatures.

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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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