• From lab to field, Plant Sciences students get hands-on experience
  • Cooperative Extension is key to unlocking public and stakeholder engagement with science
  • UC Davis is again ranked No. 1 in the world in Plant and Animal Science. The Dept. of Plant Sciences is proud of this distinction.
  • Prof. David Neale’s genome project will restore health of coast redwood and giant sequoia forests
  • Grad student Brian Smithers studies the impact of climate change on bristlecone pine and limber pine populations in the Great Basin.
 
Ralph E. Myers Endowment
McDonald Endowment

Welcome to Plant Sciences

The UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences is a leader in the research, teaching and delivery of all aspects of plant science, from lab to field, forest, rangeland and beyond. We are committed to our land-grant mission, established by the U.S. Congress in 1862, to provide quality higher education and address the needs of society. We address our world’s agricultural, ecological and environmental needs through cutting-edge science, dynamic undergraduate and graduate education and exemplary outreach.

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