Crop and Ecosystem Sciences

The International Crop Science Award bestowed on Paul Gepts, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Plant Sciences

December 17, 2020

Paul Gepts, distinguished professor in the Department of Plant Sciences, received the International Crop Science Award from the Crop Science Society of America. The award recognizes positive changes realized for crops at the international level with an emphasis on creativity and innovation.

Gepts, a renowned plant geneticist, has led many international projects and collaborations that focus on the domestication of the common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris. In fact, more than 40 percent of his published research has involved an international co-authorship.

Trevor V. Suslow

  • CE Specialist
  • Faculty
Quality and safety of perishable horticultural commodities. Pre-harvest to postharvest research and outreach education on diverse fresh and minimally-processed horticultural foods from annual row crops to tree and vine commodities
UC Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis CA 95616

Daniel Potter

  • Professor
  • Faculty
  • Plant Sciences Executive Committee - Teaching and Curriculum
Plant systematics; taxonomy, evolution, and phylogenetic relationships of fruit crops and their wild relatives; molecular approaches to phylogeny reconstruction; ethnobotany
UC Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis CA 95616