Seminar Series

Fall 2021 Seminar Series

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 1205 Miller Plant Sciences.

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August 25

"Maintaining Integrity in Your Academic Career"
Phillip Griffeth (Director UGA Academic Honesty) and Courtney Cullen (Program Coordinator, Academic Honesty and Student Appeals)

September 1

“Automated Image Collection and Analysis for Controlled Environment Agriculture”
Changhyeon Kim (Ph.D. student; UGA Department of Horticulture)

September 8

"Nitrogen Fertilization Strategies for Sweet Onion Production in Southeast Georgia"
Hanna de Jesus (Ph.D. Proposal)

September 15

Speaker TBA

September 22

“Peanut Value Chain Research in Malawi”
Dr. Koushik Adhikari (Department of Food Science & Technology, UGA Griffin)

September 29

“Precision Indoor Propagation: Intersection of Plant Physiology and Controlled Environment Technology to Improve Young Plant Production”
Dr. Ricardo Hernandez (Horticultural Science, NCSU)

October 6

Speaker TBA

October 13

“Impact of Bed Preparation Practices on Native Wildflower Establishment”
Joseph Spencer Shelton (M.S. Exit)

October 20

“Genome Size Determinations and Breeding Methods to Improve Ornamental Salvias”
Rebekah Maynard (M.S. Exit)

October 27

“Antifungal Resistance in the Plant-associated Human Pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus is Driven by Fungicide Use in the Environment”
Dr. Marin Brewer (UGA Plant Pathology)

November 3

“Agriculture Industry Trends: Opportunities and Challenges”
Dr. Alem Peter (Corteva Agriscience)

November 10

“Functional Characterization of MdKRP2 and the Role of Fruit Photosynthesis in Apple Fruit Growth and Development”
Bayleigh Roussel (Ph.D. Proposal)

November 17

“The Interspecific Hybridization of Asclepias”
Mary Lewis (Ph.D. Exit)

December 1

“Blue, Green, Red and Far-red Light Affected Carbon Fixation and Growth of Lettuce”
Jun Lui (Ph.D. Exit)