Category: California Polytechnic State University

Strawberry Pathology with Dr. Hewavitharana

A feature story about Dr. Hewavitharana and her work with strawberries. Dr. Hewavitharana is an assistant professor in the Horticulture and Crop Science Department at Cal Poly. Dr. Hewavitharana studies the fumigation of soil that strawberries are grown in to determine if the fumigation of the soil allows for prosperous strawberry growth and meditation of ...

Exploring Climate Change through the Effects of Soils

A feature story about Dr. Seeta Sistla and her work studying soil and climate change. Dr. Seeta Sistla is an assistant professor in the Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Department at Cal Poly. Dr. Sistla's focus is to research soils, plants, and microbial communities to determine how these components are affecting environmental change. Dr. Sistla ...

Bringing Automation to the Agriculture Industry

A feature story about Dr. Mohammad Sadek and his work with agricultural automation. Dr. Mohammad Sadek is an assistant professor in the BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Department at California Polytechnic University. Dr. Sadek's work focuses on automation where he aims to improve sensors that are used in the agriculture industry to provide functional data regarding ...