Seminar Series

Spring 2021 Virtual Seminar Series

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


February 10

“The USDA National Plant Germplasm System”
Dr. Shyam Tallury (USDA ARS Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit: Griffin, GA)

February 24

"Squash Breeding and Genetics: Building Blocks for Success in a Genomics Era”
Dr. Geoffrey Meru (Assistant Professor, University of Florida)

March 3

"Integrated Approaches to Investigate Fruit Ripening, Postharvest Physiology, and Related Disorders"
Dr. Savithri Nambeesan (UGA Horticulture)

March 10

“Effects of Drying Methods on Post-harvest Quality of Holy Basil Ocimum tenuiflorum L.”
Sandra Begani (M.S. Exit)

March 17

“Study of Cercospora Leaf Spot on Crape Myrtle”
Thomas Roth (M.S. Proposal)

March 24

“Investigating Mechanisms That Regulate Ripening and Postharvest Fruit Quality in Blueberries”
Yi-Wen Wang (Ph.D Exit)

March 31

“Effect of No-till Practices on Yield and Weed Pressure in Vegetable Systems”
Emma Dawson (M.S. Exit)

April 7

“Fluctuations, Far-Red, and Ranges of Intensity: How Light Affects Plants”
Ruqayah Bhuiyan (M.S. Exit)

April 14

"Insect-Pollinator Relations in Native Asclepius Hybrids”
Justin Peterman (M.S. Proposal)

April 21

“Genetic and Plant Propagation Approaches to Improve Architectural Traits of Piedmont Azalea for Landscaping”
Lav Yadav (Ph.D Exit)

April 28

"Study of Genetic Diversity and Morphological Characteristics of Ecuadorian capuli”
Sakshi Pathania (M.S. Exit)