The California State University Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) is a comprehensive applied agricultural and environmental research program joining the California State University's (CSU) four colleges of agriculture and the state's agriculture and natural resources industries and allied business communities.

The ARI fosters the development and evaluation of new and promising technologies that have the potential for improving food safety, environmental stewardship, economic performance, and long-term sustainability of California's agriculture industry. ARI projects and programs build upon a successful record of past applied research accomplishments and augment, enhance, and extend the basic research conducted by the nation's land grant universities.

ARI Administration
California Polytechnic State University
Attn: Dr. Mark Shelton, Executive Director
One Grand Avenue
Building 11-211
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0250
Featured Project
Spatial variability in evapotranspiration related to irrigation system distribution uniformity

The following are the two main objectives and activities that will be used to identify the impact of irrigation system distribution uniformity on the spatial variability of evapotranspiration. 1. The first objective is to determine if it is plausibl ... more
Featured Project Director
Dr. Sanliang Gu
Ricchiuti Chair of Viticulture Research
Department of Viticulture and Enology, California State University - Fresno

Expertise: grapevine physiology and production

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