vernal pool research


The UC Davis 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.

We are committed to our land-grant mission, established by the U.S. Congress in 1862, to provide quality higher education and address the needs of society. We address our world’s agricultural, ecological and environmental needs through cutting-edge science, dynamic undergraduate and graduate education and exemplary outreach.