Patrick H. Brown

Patrick Brown

Position Title
Professor

Unit
Faculty

3045 WICKSON
UC Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis CA 95616
Bio

Education: 

  • Ph.D., Cornell University: ìThe Essentiality of Nickel for Higher Plants, ì Agronomy and International Agricultural Development, 1988
  • B.Ag.Sci (first class honors), The University of Adelaide, Australia; Agricultural Sciences and Biochemistry

Current teaching: 

  • Introduction to International Agricultural Development; IAD 10 (winter quarter)
  • Just Coffee; PLS 007V (fall and winter quarters)
  • Mineral Nutrition of Plant; PLS 158 (spring quarter, odd years)
  • Environmental Interactions of Cultivated Plants; PLS 100C (spring quarter)

External activities that contribute to scholarship:

  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Plant Science
  • Science Advisory Board, Plant Impact LLC
  • Science Advisor, Compass Minerals
  • Science Advisor, NewAg International Academy
  • Chairman, International Congress for Biostimulants in Agriculture
  • Science Advisor, East San Joaquin Water Coalition
  • Board Member (Vice Chair), Courtyard School
  • Chairman, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Executive Committee
  • Board Member, International Council for Plant Nutrition

Prizes, Awards, Honors:

  • USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multistate Research Award, 2014
  • Fluid Fertilizer, Researcher of Year, 2012
  • SOPIB, Researcher of Year, 2011

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ORCID

Team Member: BIG IDEAS - SMART FARM

Keywords:

  • Plant nutrition
  • Foliar fertilizer
  • Boron
  • Nickel
  • Zinc
  • Horticulture
  • XRF
  • Precision horticulture
  • Plant physiology
  • Fertigation
  • Salinity
  • Almond
  • Advanced harvesting
  • Alternate bearing
  • Nut crops

 

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