UC Davis develops five new strawberry varieties

Five new strawberry varieties boasting properties that will help growers control costs, better manage diseases, and use less water, fertilizer, and pesticides have been developed through the Public Strawberry Breeding Program at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis).

Prawn aquaculture can help reduce parasitic disease

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, recently revealed new research that outlines how freshwater prawn farms can reduce the spread of the parasitic disease schistosomiasis.