Generation of Aluminum Tolerant Roots Through Bypassing a DNA Damage Checkpoint.
Paul Larsen, Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside, Speaking at the Agrigenomics World Congress 2009 Date Posted: Sunday, March 21, 2010
Genome Sequencing May Help Avert Banana Armageddon Researchers at the University of California, Davis, and in the Netherlands have discovered how three fungal diseases have evolved into a lethal threat to the world’s bananas. Friday, August 12, 2016Key Enzyme in Pierce’s Disease Grapevine Damage Uncovered UC Davis plant scientists have identified an enzyme that appears to play a key role in the insect-transmitted bacterial infection of grapevines with Pierce’s disease, which annually costs California’s grape and wine industries more than $100 million. Wednesday, January 13, 2016Genome Sequencing May Save California's Legendary Sugar Pine The genome of California’s legendary sugar pine, which naturalist John Muir declared to be “king of the conifers” more than a century ago, has been sequenced by a research team led by UC Davis scientists. Thursday, December 17, 2015
UC Davis Cracks the Walnut Genome Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have for the first time sequenced the genome of a commercial walnut variety. Friday, December 11, 2015New Organic Plant Breeding Effort Launched A new effort to provide California growers with seeds for tomato, bean, pepper and other crop varieties that are specially bred for organic farming has been launched at UC Davis. Tuesday, December 01, 2015Crop Cure Scientists in new center to use medical research techniques to help food crops withstand drought and climate change. Friday, October 16, 2015Sustaining Our Salad Improving lettuce crops is the aim of a new, $4.5 million grant, awarded to University of California, Davis, researchers by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Thursday, October 15, 2015Industry-Sponsored Academic Inventions Spur Increased Innovation Analysis questions assumption that corporate support skews science toward inventions that are less useful than those funded by the government or non-profit organizations. Monday, March 24, 2014International Fruit Pest Targeted by Genomic Research The spotted wing drosophila is itself being targeted, thanks to groundbreaking genome sequencing. Friday, December 06, 2013DNA Sequencing Lifts Veil on Wine’s Microbial Terroir It’s widely accepted that terroir — the unique blend of a vineyard’s soils, water and climate — sculpts the flavor and quality of wine. Wednesday, November 27, 2013Grapevine Virus Screening Saves Napa-Sonoma $60M Providing disease-free grapevines and rootstock to California’s famed North Coast wine region is money-wise to the tune of more than $60 million annually. Tuesday, November 19, 2013New Cattle Virus Identified by Genome Sequencing A new cow virus that causes neurologic symptoms reminiscent of mad cow disease has been identified and its genome sequenced by a team of researchers. Thursday, August 15, 2013More Accurate Model of Climate Change’s Effect on Soil Scientists have developed a new computer model to measure global warming's effect in soil worldwide that accounts for how bacteria and fungi in soil control carbon. Friday, August 02, 2013Predicting how Insects, Plants Interact Butterfly and moth larvae feeding on native plants will extend their diet to newly introduced non-native plants, but which ones? Tuesday, July 23, 2013Gene Discovery May Halt Disease that Threatens Wheat Researchers have identified a gene that enables resistance to a new race, or strain, of stem rust, a disease threatening global food security. Monday, July 01, 2013