UC Davis

UC Davis breeding program releases five fungus-resistant varieties

The UC Davis Strawberry Breeding Program is releasing five new strawberry varieties that resist the soilborne disease Fusarium wilt, while also offering high yields and improved fruit quality. UC Eclipse, UC Golden Gate, UC Keystone,... more »

Partnership to help UC Davis expand food tech markets

In a partnership with a food and heath startup, University of California, Davis, plans to identify new markets for food tech. UC Davis’ Graduate School of Management at the and the UC Davis Innovation Institute... more »

$50M pledge to benefit UC Davis sustainability research

The University of California, Davis, has received a $50 million pledge to support the school’s commitment to address pressing challenges in agriculture and environmental sustainability. The pledge – from philanthropists Lynda and Stewart Resnick, co-owners... more »

California strawberry researchers identify Fusarium wilt-resistant gene

Strawberry losses from Fusarium wilt could become less of a threat after researchers at the University of California-Davis discovered genes that are resistant to the deadly soil-borne disease. The findings, published in the journal Theoretical... more »

Another lawsuit targets UC’s strawberry breeding program

For the second time in as many years, the University of California’s (UC) strawberry breeding program finds itself the subject of a lawsuit. This time around, the lawsuit was filed by California Berry Cultivars (CBC),... more »

UC Davis wins early ruling in strawberry lawsuit

A federal judge has made an initial ruling in California Berry Cultivar’s lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), and its strawberry-breeding program. California Berry founders Douglas Shaw and Kirk Larson were scientists... more »

UC Davis faces lawsuit over breeding technology

Two scientists have filed a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). California Berry Cultivars, a company co-founded by former UC Davis scientists Douglas Shaw and Kirk Larson, along with A.G. Kawamura, filed... more »

UC Davis ‘Fruit Ripening’ workshop set for March 1-2

The University of California-Davis (UC) Postharvest Technology Center will host its annual “Fruit Ripening and Ethylene Management” workshop on March 1-2 at the UC Davis ARC Conference Center. The workshop is intended for shippers and... more »

UC Davis to host ‘Methods of Measuring’ workshop

The University of California-Davis Postharvest Technology Center will host its semiannual “Methods of Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Flavor, Color and Texture” workshop on Jan. 20. The one-day workshop features lectures on the principles and applications... more »

Few spots remain for UC Davis produce safety workshop

The UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center announced their popular Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop has a few spots left. The workshop, organized by Trevor Suslow, will be held November 3-5 on the UC Davis... more »

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