- photo by Eric Larson
Bringing California native plants and other heat- and
drought-tolerant species from the UC Davis Arboretum's collection to
California nurseries and home gardeners.
Promoting the use of hardy, water-conserving turf grass for lawns and landscapes.
and manuals for growers to prevent the introduction or
establishment of P. ramorum in California nurseries.
Developing standards and manuals for the nursery and shipping industry
to prevent the infestation and spread of Light Brown Apple Moth.
Developing nursery standards to improve the quality of urban street trees.
Formerly known as California Ornamental Research Federation (CORF), UCNFA
is the University of California's educational outreach and support program to the floriculture and production nursery
industry. Dave Fujino, executive director of CCUH, serves as
co-director of UCNFA.