Category: Cal Poly Photo Essays

Mitigating Climate Change Through Alternative Soil Management

Dr. Charlotte Decock is a faculty member in the Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences Department at CalPoly. Dr. Decock's research focuses on the nutrient requirements for different cultivars of strawberries and investigating cover crops as a management practice for soil health and improving yields in citrus orchards. The primary motivation for Dr. Decock's research is to play ...

Grapevine Pathology

A feature story about Dr. Shunping Ding and her work with grapevine diseases. Dr. Shunping Ding is an assistant professor in the wine and viticulture and horticulture and crop science departments at CalPoly. She has three main projects that she focuses her time on, including identifying and treating trunk disease, powdery mildew disease, and how fungicides ...

Learn by Doing: Research

A feature story about Dr. Guy Bates and his work with senior Cal Poly students and their fabrication projects. Dr. Guy Bates is an assistant professor in BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Department at CalPoly. Dr. Bates is an advocate for students learning through real-world and hands-on projects. He believes that students reach a different level ...