September 11, 2014
Drug-resistant diseases, pesticide-resistant bugs and animals threatened by climate change are signs of human-driven evolution getting out of control. A multi-university team calls for solutions.
August 19, 2014
Researchers reveal state is overextended and is using complicated and outdated water policies.
July 1, 2014
University aims to help put the world on a path to sustainably and nutritiously feed itself.
May 20, 2014
Winter's shroud is needed to force tree crops into dormancy — it's necessary for budding, setting of fruit.
May 19, 2014
Industry may lose more than $1 billion; thousands of workers may lose their jobs.
May 13, 2014
Attacking the drought from all perspectives — that’s the power of public.
April 17, 2014
The world's most widely grown spice crop likely was first domesticated in central-east Mexico, according to a new study by UC Davis plant scientists and other researchers.
April 15, 2014
UC President Janet Napolitano witnessed firsthand the effects of the drought and learned about the university’s efforts to help farmers increase water efficiency and improve crop yields.
April 7, 2014
Increased levels of carbon dioxide — a hallmark of climate change — impair plants' growth and yield.
March 6, 2014
Sampling a tasty tomato set Tim Galarneau on the path to blending agriculture and food with sustainability.