Fall Seminar Series

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Athens: 1205 Miller Plant Sciences
Tifton: 125 Nespal
Griffin: SLC Room 102

Aug 29

The Good Life – Teaching in Italy
Dr. Cecilia McGregor
(Associate Professor,  Watermelon Breeding, Genetics & Genomics)

Sept 5

Effects of Supplemental Light on Growth of Horticultural Crops in Controlled Environments
Claudia Elkins
(M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Sept 12

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) and Vitex: Tissue Culture, Genetic Diversity, and Pollinators
Susan Hawkins
(Ph.D. Exit Seminar)

Sept 19

Development and Evaluation of Pavonia species
Yongjun Yue
(M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Sept 26

Photosynthetic Source-sink Relations in Three Cultivars of Brassica rapa
Shane Palmer
(M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Oct 3

Successfully Navigating a Faculty Extension Appointment (and what the heck do Extension faculty do?)
Dr. Matthew Chappell
(Associate Professor, Nursery  Production)

Oct 10

"Turning tricks into treats: Behind the curtain endeavors to assemble and valuate research program(s) in academia"
James S. Owen, Nursery Extension Specialist, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech

Oct 17

Dormant pruning to delay bud break in grapevines
Dr. Cain Hickey
(Assistant  Professor, Viticulture)

Oct 24

Evaluating Blueberry Quality through Instrumental Analyses and Consumer Sensory Perception
Kathleen Amaral
(M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Oct 31

Greenhouse and Field Detection of Stagonosporopsis spp. causing Gummy Stem Blight in Watermelon
Jorge Reyes
(Ph.D. Proposal Seminar)

Nov 7

Effect of Environmental and Cultural Factors on Biodegradation of Plantable Containers and Microbial Inoculants on Plant Growth”
Bethany Harris
(Ph.D. Exit seminar)

Nov 14

Breeding and Selection of Kalmia latifolia L.”
He Li (Ph.D. Exit Seminar)

Nov 28

The Spatial and Temporal Mechanisms underlying Apple Fruit Development”
Shan Jing
(Ph.D. Exit Seminar)