Seed Biotechnology Center – 20th Anniversary Celebration, and Annual Report

Seed Biotechnology Center 20th Anniversary Celebration, September 12, 2019 The Seed Biotechnology Center at UC Davis is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. We’re appreciating the past and looking forward. On Thursday, September 12, 2019 the SBC will host a day-long event with panels highlighting researchers, students, industry representatives and policy makers. The day will…

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I’m a fourth-generation California farmer: My research is one reason to support the University of California

I might be just the kind of person the state’s founders envisioned when on March 23, 1868 – 150 years ago Friday – they chartered the University of California. A fourth-generation California rice grower, I was able to go to a world-class university and pursue an advanced degree, thanks to California’s system of public higher…

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Celery: Why?

by Natalie Jacewicz, NPR Celery, the mild-mannered straight man of the vegetable world, packs a puny six calories per stalk and — in my opinion — about as much flavor as a desk lamp. Yet despite its limitations, the fibrous plant has featured in Mediterranean and East Asian civilizations for thousands of years. The paradox…

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