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Abbreviation for University of California (Davis); see there.

The university is headquartered in the city of Berkeley in Alameda County, on the mainland side of San Francisco Bay in the US state of California. Additional branches are located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Davis. In 1880, it was decided to add viticulture and enology as new branches. However, since Berkeley had too poor climatic conditions for viticulture, an inland branch was established in the city of Davis (Davis is frequent shorthand for the viticulture branch). Eugene Hilgard, an agriculture professor at the time, noted (as one of several) the great...

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