Dr. Davie M. Kadyampakeni

Assistant Professor
Soil and Water Science

Program Emphasis

  • Develop and implement sustainable strategies that optimize water management for citrus production, conservation of water, and water quality.
  • Conduct research to improve water use efficiency in citrus production systems, minimizing water quality degradation, and maximizing productivity.
  • Develop local and regional water use models taking into consideration citrus planting systems, tree water requirements, irrigation scenarios, and water use for cold protection.
  • Apply precision agricultural technologies for local and regional water management.
  • Develop best management practices for water conservation and quality maintenance for surface and ground water sources.


  • Soil and Water Management and conservation
  • Nutrient management
  • Irrigation and drainage management
  • Water and nutrient best management practices
  • Crop production
  • Soil and crop modeling


Dr. Davie M. Kadyampakeni

Dr. Davie M. Kadyampakeni Assistant Professor