UC Davis Plant SciencesPatrick Brown

 

Patrick Brown

 

 

 

Professor

Department of Plant Sciences
University of California Davis, CA 95616
phbrown@ucdavis.edu
(530) 752-0929

EDUCATION

1988
Ph.D.  Cornell University, NY.  Agronomy and International Agricultural Development
1984
B. Agric. Sci. First Class Honors, University of Adelaide, Australia.  Agronomy
1983
B. Agric. Sci.  University of Adelaide, Australia. 


POSITIONS HELD

2005-2009
President/Convener, International Colloquium on Plant Nutrition
2005-2008
Chair, International Agriculture Graduate Group
1999-2005
Director International Programs
2000-present
Professor
1995-1999
Associate Professor
1989-1994
Assistant Professor

 

SERVICE TO EDUCATION

Chairman, International Agricultural Development Masters Program. 2005-2008
Master Advisor, IADGG
National Fulbright Student Fellowship Committee, 2006-present.

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS

Plant and Soil Nutrition. Perennial Horticulture. Physiology and biochemistry of plant nutrient  uptake, interactions of nutrition with disease resistance and the selection of crops with improved nutrient efficiency.  Nutritional requirements of both annual and perennial systems, application technology and development of environmentally sound fertilizer use.  Molecular and genetic aspects of nutrient acquisition and tolerance. Nutritional physiology. Boron, Nickel. 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Society for Plant Physiology
American Society for Horticultural Science
International Society for Horticultural Science
American Society of Agronomy

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Council Member, International Colloquium for Plant Nutrition 2002-present.
President/Convenor, Boron in Biology, 2002-5
President/Convenor, International Colloquium for Plant Nutrition, 2005-2009
Associate Editor, Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
Associate Editor, International Journal of Agronomy

 

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