Spring Seminar Series

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

 Jan 30

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

Feb 6

Converting Photons into Biomass: Implications for Controlled Environment Agriculture
Dr. Marc van Iersel
(Professor, Department of Horticulture, UGA)

Feb 1

Assessing Clonal Propagation via Somatic Embryogenesis to Promote Abies firma for Georgia Christmas Tree Industry
Sean Caton (M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Feb 20

Update on the Activities of the Peach Horticulture Program
Dr. Dario Chavez
(Assistant Professor, Department of Horticulture, UGA)

Feb 27

Evaluation of Drying Methods on Post-Harvest Quality of Holy Basil
Sandra Begani (M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Mar 6

"Using Fruit Zone Leaf Removal to Manage Crop Yield, Bunch Rot, and Wine Quality Potential in Regionally-Important Hybrid and European Grape Cultivars
Annie Vogel
(M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Mar 20

"From phytochrome to photosynthesis: How whole-plant measurements are overturning old paradigms"
Dr Bruce Bugbee
(Professor, Department of Plants, Soils and Climate, Utah State University)

Mar 27

“Supporting a Billion Dollar Industry: Applied Vegetable Research and Outreach in SW Georgia”
Dr. Tim Coolong (Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, UGA)

Apr 3

“Light Intensity and Spectral Modification to Optimize Plant Growth in Greenhouses”
TC Jayalath
(Ph.D. Proposal Seminar)

Apr 10

“Evaluating Fresh Postharvest Keeping Quality of Blueberry Using Instrumental and Differential Gene Expression Analyses”
Rion Mooneyham (M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Apr 17

“Cell Expansion and Calcium Accumulation during Fruit Development in Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum)”
Andres Mayorga
(M.S. Exit Seminar)

Apr 24

“Moderating the Effects of High Temperature in Georgia High Tunnels”
Savanah Laur (M.S. Proposal Seminar)