Category Archives: Food

UC researchers develop strawberry plants with disease resistance

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UC Davis scientists help deliver genetic one-two blow to deadly wheat disease

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Community supported agriculture: How big is too big?

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Mushrooms and health summit

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Agriculture: Feeding the future

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Gene discovery may halt a worldwide wheat epidemic

June 28, 2013 A team of researchers from UC Davis and Kansas State University has identified a gene that enables resistance to a new race, or strain, of stem rust, a disease that is producing large wheat yield losses throughout … Continue reading

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Consumers need more information on olive oil

June 12, 2013 Olive oil is repeatedly in the news these days, but the stories often raise as many questions as they answer: It’s touted as the “healthy oil.” Does that hold true for cooking and eating raw? It adds … Continue reading

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