The UGA Peach Team conducts research on all aspects of peach production. The UGA peach research team’s efforts include different project areas such as:

  • breeding and genetics
  • horticulture
  • entomology
  • plant pathology
  • nematology
  • engineering
  • precision agriculture
  • soil fertility
  • agricultural climatology
  • production economics
  • marketing
  • agricultural policy
  • food science and technology

The UGA peach researchers work closely with other University and USDA peach researchers throughout Georgia, the United States, and the world. These collaborations allow the industry to examine new and upcoming research findings through applied research trials, on-farm demonstrations, and production meetings.