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UC Davis Department of Viticulture & Enology Professor Emeritus Dave Smart Passes Away

May 01, 2020

UC Davis Department of Viticulture & Enology Professor Emeritus Dave Smart has passed away after a long illness. 

As noted in an announcement on the deparment's Facebook page, Smart taught a generation of winemakers and vineyard managers and traveled with students across Califonria to give them insights into modern viticulture and vineyard establishment.

Dr. Smart's research program focused on rootstock root physiology and soil nutrient cycling. 

Collaborators, friends and former students gathered at UC Davis last Decmever for a series of lectures to honor the longtime UC Davis researcher and professor.

 

 

 


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