The records of the Department of Pomology include correspondence,
course development materials, and an extensive set of photographic materials, including plates, prints, negatives, and
Pomology is the only academic department in the United States devoted solely to fruit science. The University of
California, Davis Department of Pomology is responsible for instruction, research and continuing education related to the
biology and production of fruit and nut crops, maintenance of their postharvest quality and utilization of their many
products. The great diversity of fruit and nut crops, the value of their products, and the wide range of soil and climatic
conditions in California emphasize the unique role of the department.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for
permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.