Silk, Wendy K.

Prof. Emerita and Distinguished ArtScientist
Office: 1255 Plant and Environmental Sciences Building
Phone: 530-753-2113
Fax: 530-752-1552 Personal Professional Website:

Quantitative plant biology, including growth and development, nutrient cycling, soil-plant-water interactions, transport processes, resource management, and biomechanics.

B.A. Applied Math in Biology - Harvard University, Cambridge
Ph.D. Botany-Plant Physiology - University of California, Berkeley

Graduate Group Membership:
Soil Science Graduate Group
Plant Biology Graduate Group
Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Group

ERS 121 : Water and Society (3 Units, Fall Quarter)
SAS 42 : Earth Water Science Song (3 Units, Winter Quarter)
PBI 200C : Integrative Plant Biology (5 Units, Spring Quarter--team taught)
: Seminar classes on plant-environment interactions (Variable Units)