News and Announcements

News & Announcements

US Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded two researchgrants to help California strawberry farms manage soil disease.  One grant for $4.5 million supports anational team of experts led by University of California (UC) Davis to identifystrawberry plants naturally resistant to certain diseases.  The other grant for $2.5 million supportsanother national team of experts led by UC Santa Cruz to continue research onbio-fumigation (a natural process that suppresses soil disease).