News Archive

Past Newsletters



The first newsletter for the Plant Breeding Center is out today. Newsletters will be distributed monthly to our mailing list, and a quarterly edition will be distributed by email to the PBC’s external affiliates.


Happy Holidays! The December newsletter is out, and we have some exciting news. New York Times best selling author Susan Dworkin, author of The Viking in the Wheat Field, will be leading a seminar and a discussion hosted by the Plant Breeding Center. Refer to the newsletter events page for registration and details.


Past News and Other Publications



February 2014

NAPB Newsletter

December 2013

American Seed Trade Association: Cord, Sorghum, & Soybean Seed Expo

Poster Presentation/Competition

June 2013

National Association of Plant Breeders Honors Graduate Students

Three students were selected on the basis of their research potential to give oral presentations as NAPB sponsored speakers. Rebecca Nitcher of the University of California at Davis described the effects of the FT-B1 allele on heading time and agronomic traits in wheat.

June 2013

National Association of Plant Breeders Awards (PDF)

June 2013

National Association of Plant Breeders Meeting Summary (PDF)

May 8, 2013

UC Davis ranks No. 1 in the world for agricultural teaching and research!

April 13, 2013

Jorge Dubcovsky, wheat geneticist, statistician elected to the National Academy of Sciences

April 12, 2013

Modern Tools in Plant Breeding Symposium is a huge success! at UC Davis

December 2012

Paul Bilinski is awarded the Howie Smith Fellowship from Pioneer Hi-Bred International