Dr Nicholas Alexander George
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8780
Nicholas is an agricultural scientist whose work involves both the evaluation and development of new and underutilized crops. His research work has included field and laboratory studies of sweetpotato, canola, switchgrass, Miscanthus sp. and Acacia sp. He has also provided technical support to research projects involving potato, saltbush (Atriplex sp.) and Oil Mallee (Eucalyptus sp.).
His current research focuses on multi-environment trials and agronomic studies of canola (Brassica napus) and camelina (Camelina sativa) throughout California. The purpose of this work is to thoroughly evaluate the potential of these species as commercially viable winter crop options for California growers.
SpecialtyThe evaluation and development of new and under-utilized crops.
Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)
- Plant Production
- Plant Management Systems
- Basic Plant Biology
- New and Improved Non-Food Products and Processes