Graduation: Claire Heinitz

Claire Heinitz

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Claire Heinitz

KINGMAN – Claire Heinitz, 2004 KHS graduate, was awarded a PhD in Horticulture and Agronomy from University of California, Davis on September 23rd.

Her dissertation is titled “Characterization of Vitis Species from the Southwest United States and Mexico for Breeding and Conservation.”

Heinitz is employed as Curator of desert and dryland crops with the USDA National Germplasm Repository in Parlier, California.