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UCR botanist granted $180,000 to study drought related effects on vegetation

Louis Santiago, a UCR associate professor of physiological ecology will begin a two-year project to study the effects of extreme drought conditions on shrubs...

Susan Wessler appointed as CNAS chair

Distinguished UCR genetics professor Susan Wessler was appointed as the first College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) Neil A. and Rochelle A. Campbell...

Avocado research proves fruitful

UC Riverside scientists have created three varieties of avocado rootstocks that are able to overcome the fatal Phytophthora root rot disease (PRR). “The pathogen...