Howard-Yana Shapiro, chief agricultural officer for Mars Inc., stands among alfalfa plants at one of the core greenhouse complexes he uses on the UC Davis campus on Thursday. Shapiro is a world-renowned cacao plant geneticist and avid motorcycle collector.
Howard-Yana Shapiro, chief agricultural officer for Mars Inc., stands among alfalfa plants at one of the core greenhouse complexes he uses on the UC Davis campus on Thursday. Shapiro is a world-renowned cacao plant geneticist and avid motorcycle collector. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Howard-Yana Shapiro, chief agricultural officer for Mars Inc., stands among alfalfa plants at one of the core greenhouse complexes he uses on the UC Davis campus on Thursday. Shapiro is a world-renowned cacao plant geneticist and avid motorcycle collector. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

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