Dark brown to black in color, Asian shot hole borers are minuscule in size.

Holy guacamole

After finding invasive Asian beetles in native Montecito trees, UC Santa Barbara researchers are trying to determine how widespread they are.

Coffea arabica

Arabica coffee genome sequenced

Coincides with birth of California-grown specialty coffee industry.

UCLA sushi fraud

Bait and switch? Study finds fish fraud runs rampant

Half the time what’s on the menu at LA sushi restaurants is not what’s on your plate.

Girl with apple

Online toolkit offers resources to improve school nutrition

UC Global Food Initiative launches Good Food for Local Schools website.

Wine writer Jancis Robinson has donated her personal papers to the UC Davis Library.

Wine writer Jancis Robinson donates personal papers to UC Davis

Her papers join UC Davis Library's collections of other prominent wine writers, top wine researchers and scientists, and wine industry leaders.

Preschoolers from the Orfalea Family Children’s Center at UCSB enter the campus Greenhouse & Garden Project for a lesson in gardening.

'Inside, outside and beyond'

UC Santa Barbara collaboration seeds sustainability in preschoolers.

Two Berkeley Lab projects to “see” into the soil.

Berkeley Lab awarded $4.6M for transformational agriculture technologies

Two projects will provide a window to the underground, yielding information on roots and soil.

Donut UC newsroom

The most viral UC research of 2016

UC research comprised 14 of the 100 journal articles that got the most media attention in 2016. Take a look at what got the world talking.

UC Davis plant geneticist Jorge Dubcovsky examines one of the wheat plants being raised in an indoor growth chamber.

New grant funds search for wheat-yield genes

National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant to include training for future plant breeders.

Professor Charlie Bamforth, left, and brewer Joe Williams, second from left, confer as beer is brewed in the UC Davis brewery.

Sierra Nevada Brewing owners give $2M to UC Davis brewing program

Gift establishes endowment for a full-time staff brewing position.

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