Cracking the genome for a top California export
Botrytis fungus reprograms dessert wine grapes
A team of UC Davis scientists describe unique opportunities to reform forest fire management.
Replenishing supply may benefit everyone in the drought-stricken Golden State.
Rustici Rangeland Science Symposium draws crowd to UC Davis.
Postharvest training and education at UC Davis.
CA&ES scientists work with growers to increase agricultural efficiencies.
Native wildflowers across the Golden State are losing diversity due to drier winters.
Annual event to showcase variety of nitrogen research, including how field management affects cycling.
For the third year in a row, UC Davis tops global list of agriculture and forestry.
Developing an accurate way to forecast nitrogen's effects on the climate cycle.
Nutrition app idea from food science major helps UC Davis team earn grand prize.
UC Davis projects aim to diagnose, prevent damage caused by Huanglongbing.
Settlement terms will further partnership opportunities for the UC Davis Strawberry Breeding Program & the California Strawberry Commission.
A new discovery by UC Davis researchers is helping combat costly grape powdery mildew damage.
Controlling weeds could soon become more effective, affordable and sustainable for vegetable growers.
One-day symposium takes on food security, sustainability, and global health challenges.
'Dr. Pistachio' legacy supports fruit and nut tree graduate students.
Deep ties with the area - and UC Davis - are helping one farmer take on agricultural challenges.
UC Davis-led African Plant Breeding Academy graduates first students; graduates aim to improve 'orphan' crops in Africa.
National award recognizes the universities' exceptional collaboration on a multistate research project.
Tips to prepare your trees for winter, wet or dry.
No-till farming may not boost crop yields according to an extensive new meta-analysis.
Study: evolutionary biology must be used to overcome global agriculture challenges.
UC Davis is now offers a three-day pistachio production course.
Successful completion of plant breeding training program in Nairobi, Kenya.
Petunias come in so many vibrant varieties; it’s hard to decide which color to buy. One day soon, you might not have to choose.
Student interns design and build edible gardens in several spots on campus; helps students who need food.
Learn more about the acclaimed breeding program at UC Davis.
Wild bees and honey bees pollinate crops; pollinator conservation is important.
Springtime for wheat starts with a gene that "sees" light; allows for modifying flowering.
Nitrogen fixation, domestication, and disease resistance are part of study.
Resistance gene to phytophthora root rot may offer hope and maintain crop yields.
Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.
Acreage cutback is precedent setting, says Professor Dan Sumner.
Loss of large mammals impacts humans, mice, snakes, fleas, ticks, plants ...
Pam Ronald and Michael Pollan share opposing views on genetically modified organisms.
The world’s most widely grown spice crop comes from Central-east Mexico.
Pressure chambers that measure plant water stress are part of the interactive website.
Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.
The most commercially important tree in the U.S. and the source of most U.S. paper products.
Plants have built-in systems for fighting off disease-causing microbes.
UC Davis researchers report on increased shipments to foreign destinations
Lack of Nevada hay has far-reaching consequences for ranchers.
Aquatic ecosystems can be protected when conifers are removed to restore aspen stands.
To conserve water, turn off irrigation sprinklers after rainfall when soil is wet.
A $4 million research project in Ethiopia will improve the genetic diversity of chickpea varieties.
UC Davis again ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.
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.
Long-time botanist and UC Davis employee, and wife, contribute to support music.
Ranchers will be immediately impacted by severe drought, and most face lack of forage.
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences welcomes a new dean.
Genome sequencing finds the 'heat' in hot peppers, the world's biggest spice crop.
Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.
Wheat geneticist receives major international prize as outstanding scientist.
An overview of dry bean production in California, including the nutrition of beans.
The relationship between cattle grazing and numbers of Yosemite toads.
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.
Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.
Terroir — and microbial terroir — impact grapes and the wines they produce.
Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.
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.
The tiny bit of DNA outside the cell nucleus has a large effect on metabolism. This may impact future treatments for inherited diseases in humans.
An international effort is in progress to sequence a wheat ancestor’s genome, to better understand the genetics of bread wheat.
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.
The California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.
California farmers feel more threatened by climate policy and government regulations than they do by climate change.
Natural history museums at UC Davis are expanding society’s knowledge about the animals, insects and plants that inhabit our world.
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.
A new gene that will equip wheat plants to resist the deadly stem rust disease has been discovered by an international team including Jan Dvorak, Karin Deal, and Mingcheng Luo.
Mary Cadenasso, who specializes in urban ecology, is among seven current Chancellor’s Fellows. Her work explores how “land cover” affects the ecology of cities.
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.
Livestock grazing, public recreation, and clean water are compatible goals on national forest lands.
A new African Plant Breeding Academy, designed to train plant breeders who will help improve the nutritional value of indigenous crops, has been launched by UC Davis and partners.
Physiology and behavior variations in complex organisms are due to more than genetic variations.
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.