Crop production and Farming systems
Thursdays, 2 to 5 (Spring 2019)
Plant adaptation to a changing climate, genetics and genomics of leafy salad crops, non-food woody biomass crops for bioenergy. Sustainability, ecosystem services, plants and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Alfalfa and forage crop systems, cellulosic biofuels, crop ecology, new/alternative crops and cropping systems. Strong interest in irrigation, salinity, forage quality, genetics & varieties.
Vegetable production; water management; agricultural ecology; crop management impacts on postharvest quality
Agronomy, sustainable intensification, cropping systems analysis, input use efficiency, integrating technology and data into production practices
My focus is on sustainable management of rice systems - in particular fertility management, nutrient and carbon cycling, water use, water quality, and greenhouse gas emissions
Coordination of extension teaching and research activities for almonds and walnuts on a statewide basis