Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Sonja Brodt Ph.D.

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Assoc. Director & Academic Coordinator (Agriculture & Environment), UC SAREP
UC SAREP
2801 Second Street
156B
Davis, CA 95618-7779
(530) 792-8249
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Education

PhD Geography, University of Hawai'i, Manoa. 1998
M.S. International Agricultural Development, University of California, Davis. 1992
B.A. Biology, Sociology, Dance, Randolph-Macon Woman's College. 1990

Specialty

Agriculture, Resources, and the Environment

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Uhl, Katherine R.; Fyhrie, Katherine J.; Brodt, Sonja B.; Mitchell, Alyson E. (2022). Blue elderberry (Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea): A robust and underutilized fruit for value-added products. ACS Food Science and Technology. 2, 347-358.
  • Fyhrie, Katie; Brodt, Sonja; Engelskirchen, Gwenael; Uhl, Katie; Mitchell, Alyson (2021). Producing Blue Elderberry as a Hedgerow-Based Crop in California. UC ANR Publications. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. 8709. September. https://anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/Details.aspx?itemNo=8709
  • Brodt SB, Fontana N (2019). Feasibility and sustainability of agroforestry in temperate industrialized agriculture: preliminary insights from California. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 35, 513-521.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Fontana Fantinatti, Kevin; Brodt, Sonja; Wauters, Vivian (2021). Can California native plants be used as cover crops to benefit farmers and native ecosystems? UC ANR Green Blog. October 21. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=50723
  • G, Engelskirchen; S, Brodt (2020). Buying Blue: Understanding the Market and Assessing Potential for California-grown Elderberry. University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. https://ucanr.edu/sites/Elderberry/files/348397.pdf
  • Brodt S, Fyhrie K (2020). Elderberry Field Assessment: Sacramento Valley. University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. https://ucanr.edu/sites/Elderberry/files/331447.pdf
  • Brodt S, Fyhrie K (2020). Sample Costs to Establish Blue Elderberry in a Hedgerow Without Tillage, Sacramento Valley. University of California Agricultural Issues Center/UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
  • Brodt S, Fyhrie K (2020). Sample Costs to Establish Blue Elderberry in a High-density Hedgerow with Tillage, Sacramento Valley. University of California Agricultural Issues Center/UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
  • Brodt S, Fyhrie K (2020). Sample Costs to Establish Blue Elderberry in a Multi-species Hedgerow with Tillage, Sacramento Valley. University of California Agricultural Issues Center/UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. https://coststudyfiles.ucdavis.edu/uploads/cs_public/51/8f/518f9a2f-ebc2-4b72-8a9c-b551917c18e2/20blueelderberrymultispecieshedgerowwithtillage.pdf
  • Kerr A, Brodt S (2019). Views from almond professionals on whole-orchard recycling. West Coast Nut. 22-28. June.

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