University of California - Davis

Letters and Science

Horticulture and Agronomy


UC Davis, Economics Dept., One Shields Ave.

One Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Horticulture and Agronomy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate group provides opportunities for specialized study of the production, management and utilization of horticultural and agronomic plants and the post harvest handling of horticultural commodities. Options include agronomy, environmental horticulture, pomology, vegetable crops, viticulture and weed science. Within an option, students can specialize in one of a number of areas, including agroecology, biotechnology, breeding and crop improvement, crop physiology, crop production, mineral nutrition, modeling and quantitative horticulture, pest management, plant growth and development, post harvest physiology, revegetation/restoration, and water relations. Research may be conducted on an applied or basic problem having a physiological, genetic or ecological emphasis.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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