- Author: Pat Bailey
A team of researchers representing diverse fields of study and fortified by a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is setting out to build the salad of the future.
The researchers are located at UC Davis; UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Research and Extension Centers; USDA research facilities in Salinas and Beltsville; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; and the University of Arizona, Tucson.
The UC Davis-led team aims to leverage new technologies to sustain the lettuce supply, despite the challenges posed by climate change.
“We will be exploiting genomic technology to address the needs in all areas up and down the...