Students work with plants in the Core Greenhouse Complex.

Plant Sciences

The Department of Plant Sciences is a leader in the research, teaching and delivery of all aspects of plant science, from lab to field, forest, rangeland and beyond. The department address the world’s agricultural, ecological and environmental needs through cutting-edge science, dynamic education and exemplary outreach.

Main research areas:

  • Genetics, genomics, breeding, and biodiversity
  • Plant physiology: development, nutrition, and reproduction
  • Ecosystem management and restoration
  • Weed science
  • Urban forestry and urban horticulture
  • Cropping systems

Contact Information

1210 Plant and Environmental Sciences Building
Website

Phone: 530-752-1703

FACULTY
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GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Horticulture and Agronomy

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
Biotechnology
Ecological Management and Restoration
Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry
International Agricultural Development
Plant Sciences