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Pepper Breeding Press Coverage

October 21, 2016
Below are press mentions covering our pepper breeding program's achievements. HortiBiz Press Release - A cross between bell pepper and jalapeño UCD Outlook Magazine - Students
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Our College is Cool! [CAES Video]

October 21, 2016
Take a look at the depth and breadth of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, a global leader in research
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What is Plant Breeding? [Video]

May 18, 2016
"How to Breed Plants, As told by Students" is one of many 4-6 minute short films funded by the UC Global Food Initiative (GFI) to teach the public and the UC community about sustainable agriculture.
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Growing Your Picnic Day 2016 Pulses

April 20, 2016
Tips on planting the pulses from your Picnic Day seed packet
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UC Davis Plant Breeding Symposium

April 18, 2016
The student-organized UC Davis Plant Breeding Symposium is an annual event that brings together researchers in academia, industry, and the non-profit sector to discuss the latest advances in the field of plant breeding. This year's theme is "Breeding for Stress Resilience", and we have invited speakers from around the world to present on this highly relevant and important topic.
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Graduate Studies Fellowship Matching Initiative

January 22, 2016
The Office of Graduate Studies is launching a new fellowship initiative for graduate student support.
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USDA-NIFA Awards Organic Agriculture Research Grant to PBC and Student Farm

November 12, 2015
New organic plant breeding effort will produce new crop varieties and train new plant breeders
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