Cultivating Curiosity

The seeds we plant today help us grow a more sustainable future.


Education. Research. Outreach.

Plants underpin the survival of all life on Earth. We put science to work to provide foundational research and knowledge to support everything from food security to environmental sustainability. From unlocking the secrets of microbes and fungal symbionts to developing drought-tolerant crops and engineering biofuels, our work has real-world impact. We offer invaluable opportunities in and out of the classroom, engaging students in hands-on experiences through state-of-the-art facilities, like the Controlled Environment Agricultural Center (CEAC) and the University of Arizona Herbarium.


Annual research activity


Undergraduate degrees


Graduate degrees

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Explore What We Have to Offer

Whether you aspire to develop drought-resistant crops, engineer biofuels or explore the microbial world beneath our feet, we'll provide you with the knowledge and tools to make a difference.

Undergraduate Programs

News, breakthroughs and profiles in science

Explore the work we're doing to put science to work to solve real-world problems.

Ready for Next Steps?

Learn how you can be at the forefront of tackling pressing environmental challenges while making a meaningful impact on our planet's future.