Sat Darshan S. Khalsa


Position Title
Assistant Project Scientist

UC Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis CA 95616


  • Ph.D. Agronomy. (2014) University of California Davis, Davis CA
  • M.S. Horticulture. (2007) Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA
  • B.S. Honors. Natural Resource Sciences. (2004) University of Maryland, College Park MD

Selected Publications:

Khalsa SDS and PH Brown (In Press) Understanding nitrogen cycling in an irrigated deciduous permanent crop. Acta Horticultarae.

Wolff, MW, MM Alsina, CM Stockert, SDS Khalsa and DR Smart (2018) Minimum tillage of a cover crop lowers net global warming potential and sequesters soil carbon in a California vineyard. Soil and Tillage Research 175:244-254.

Khalsa SDS and PH Brown (2017) Grower analysis of organic matter amendments in California orchards. Journal of Environmental Quality 46(3): 649-658.

Khalsa SDS, Almanza CA, Brown PH, Smart DR (2016) Leaf litter C and N cycling from a deciduous permanent crop. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 62: 271-276.