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Plant Breeding Seminar and

Graduate Student Discussion Group

Fall 2002 Schedule

  • Time
    • Wednesdays 3:45 - 4:45 pm
    • Refreshments 3:30 - 3:45 pm
  • Location
    • 216 Scott Hall (unless otherwise noted)
  • Contact
  • Refreshment Sponsor
    • Department of Crop Science; thank you very much!
  • This semester, we will have a 25 minute seminar combined with a 25 minute discussion session emphasizing graduate student participation.

Date

Seminar Title

Speaker / Position

Department

Time / Loc.

October

9

What is the difference between traditionally-bred plants and GMOs?

Dr. James Holland, USDA Research Geneticist

USDA, Crop Sci., NC State

3:45-4:45 / 216 Scott Hall

16

Genetic improvement of Virginia pine Christmas trees

Dr. John Frampton, Associate Professor

Dept. Forestry, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 216 Scott Hall

23

Simulation of tree breeding strategies

Dr. Tim Mullin, Research Professor and TIP Director

Dept. Forestry, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 216 Scott Hall

30

Tomato breeding

Dr. Randy G. Gardner, Professor

Dept. Hort. Sci., NC State

3:45-4:45 / 216 Scott Hall

November

6

Make your cultivar releases successful in the marketplace

Dr. Myron Fountain, Director

NC Crop Improvement

3:45-4:45 / 216 Scott Hall

13

CSSA annual meeting

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20

Survey: Training of plant breeding graduate students at land-grant universities in the U.S.

Dr. Todd C. Wehner, Professor

Dept. Hort. Sci., NC State

3:45-4:45 / 216 Scott Hall

27

Thanksgiving vacation

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December

4

Tobacco breeding (postponed due to snow)

Dr. Jennifer Levin, Assistant Professor

Dept. Crop Sci., NC State

3:45-4:45 / 216 Scott Hall

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