UC Davis Plant SciencesPatrick Brown

Lab Members

Saiful Muhammad

Saiful Muhammad

Curriculum Vitae

Email: smuhammad@ucdavis.edu


Ph.D. University of California, Davis Horticulture and Agronomy (in progress)

M.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture with Specialization in Horticulture NWFP Agriculture University Peshawar, Pakistan 2000.

B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture, Horticulture as a Major NWFP Agriculture University Peshawar, Pakistan 1998.

Research Interests: Nutrient budget approach to nutrient management in Almond

Muhammad Ismail Siddiqui

Muhammad Ismail Siddiqui

Email: misiddiqui@ucdavis.edu


Ph.D. University of California, Davis, Horticulture and Agronomy (in progress)

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Andres Olivos

Email: aolivos@ucdavis.edu

M.Sc.  and Horticulture and Agronomy, University of California Davis (in progress)

Ph.D. Student Horticulture and Agronomy University of California Davis  (in progress)

Research Interests: Plant Nutrition, root uptake of water and solutes, water and
solutes transport through the soil, plant water relations.

Maziar Mollaei Kandelous

Maziar Mollaei Kandelous

Curriculum Vitae

Email: mkandelous@ucdavis.edu


Ph.D. Department of Land, Air, Water Resources, University of California Davis. (in progress)

M.Sc. Department of Irrigation and Reclamation Engineering, Faculty of Soil and water engineering -College of Agricultural and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, 2006

B.Sc. Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, College of Abooreihan, University of Tehran, 2004

Research Interests: Micro irrigation (especially drip irrigation), soil-water-plant relationships, numerical modeling of water movement and solute transport in the soil (vadose zone), optimization.




Principals of Drainage 

Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering - College of Abooreihan - University of Tehran - Iran


Drainage System Design

Drainage Engineering

Principals of Irrigation 

Azad University, Damghaan, Iran


Kandelous, M. M., Liaghat, A. and Abbasi, F. (2008). Estimating soil moisture pattern in subsurface drip irrigation using dimensional analysis method. J. of agri. Sci. 39(2): 371-378.

Kandelous, M M, Simunek, J. (2010). Comparison of numerical, analytical, and empirical models to estimate wetting patterns for surface and subsurface drip irrigation. Irrigation Science, 28(5):435-444.

Kandelous, M M, Simunek, J. (2010). Numerical simulation of water movement in a subsurface drip irrigation system under field and laboratory condition using HYDRUS-2D. Agri. Water Manag, 97(7):1070-1076.

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Sebastian Saa Silva

Curriculum Vitae

Email: ssaasilva@ucdavis.edu

Address: Department of Plant Sciences

University of California, Davis, CA 95616

Phone: (530) 219 2137


Ph.D. University of California, Davis, Horticulture and Agronomy  (in progress)

University of California- Davis, Extension center. Three certificates of Achievement, 2008

Professional Degree of Agric. Engineer- Fruticulture Production Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile. Class of Honor Certificate. 2007.

B.S. Sci Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile, 2005.

Research Interests: Plant Nutrition in Perennial Horticulture. Precision Agriculture. Plant Physiology. Nutrient Physiology. Parametric Statistic.

On Going Projects:

Development Of Leaf Sampling And Interpretation Methods For Almond.

Potassium Effects On Almond Spur Performance And Photosynthate Transport.



Brown Patrick, Eike Luedeling, Sebastian Saa, Jeremy Nunez; Development of leaf sampling and interpretation methods for Almond; poster; 2009;ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMERICA; International Plant Nutrition Conference, Sacramento, USA.

Patrick Brown, Saiful Muhammad, Sebastian Saa Silva and Eike Luedeling; Development of Leaf Sampling Methods and Nutrient-budget fertilization Almond Board of California 2009.

Patrick Brown, Sebastian Saa Silva, Kenneth Shackel, Michael Whiting, Theodore Sammis, Bruce Lampinen, David Slaughter; Advanced Sensing and Management Technologies to Optimize Resource Use in Perennial Crops: Nutrient and Water Status ASHS Palm Spring, California 2010.

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