Video: Plant Breeding Media Tour in Davis and Woodland, California

This “Plant Breeding Media Tour” video features academic and industry breeders and seed producers. From UC Davis, Ph.D. students Kimberley Gibson (bean breeding) and Saarah Kuzey are featured, along with Professor Kent Bradford, director of the Seed Biotechnology Center (SBC) at UC Davis, and Allen Van Deynze, research director of the SBC. Bradford addresses the…

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Invitation for Landscape Horticulture Academics and Professionals: The 2018 UC Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials

UC Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials evaluate plant material to identify low water-use plants for California. UC’s Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials invites members of the professional landscape, nursery, and horticultural industries to the Spring 2018 Open House Ratings Day. All new landscape plants undergo evaluation in plant trials before being introduced to the market. At the…

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How Much Water Do Landscape Plants Need?

To meet California’s mandatory landscape ordinances for water conservation, Loren Oki, Karrie Reid, and Jared Sisneroz are conducting UC Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials to determine water needs for landscape plants. The goal is to develop water conservation landscapes in three locations and study their long-term performance. Regulations for landscape water use California’s Model Water Efficiency…

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