Cameron M. Pittelkow

Cameron Pittelkow

Position Title
Associate Professor

  • Faculty
PES 2234


  • Ph.D. Agronomy (Agroecology emphasis), University of California, Davis 2013
  • M.S. International Agricultural Development, University of California, Davis 2010
  • B.A. Environmental Biology, Colgate University 2005

Research interests and expertise

Dr. Pittelkow’s research is focused on balancing crop production and sustainability goals in agriculture. He conducts integrated assessments of agroecosystem performance with the objective of optimizing resource use efficiencies and crop yields while mitigating negative environmental impacts. He is particularly interested in identifying cropping systems and management practices that increase nitrogen and water use efficiencies while reducing carbon footprint. His projects are conducted in the U.S. and internationally through a variety of collaborations.

Current teaching

  • Agriculture and the Environment, PLS 101, Winter quarter

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Keywords related to your work

  • Agronomy
  • Sustainability
  • Nutrient management
  • Cropping systems
  • Water quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Nitrogen
  • Resource use efficiencies
  • International agriculture
  • Water productivity
  • Environmental quality
  • Sustainable intensification