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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 the Bay of San Francisco, California. Additional branches are located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Davis. In 1880 it was decided to add viticulture and oenology as new branches. However, since Berkeley had too poor climatic conditions for viticulture, a branch was established in the interior of the country in the city of Davis (Davis is a common abbreviation for the viticulture branch). The then professor of agriculture, Eugene Hilgard, was one of several...

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