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Plant Breeding Seminar and

Graduate Student Poster Mini-Symposium

Fall 2004 Schedule

  • Time
    • Wednesdays 3:45 - 4:45 pm
    • Refreshments 3:30 - 3:45 pm
  • Location
    • 2405 Williams Hall (unless otherwise noted)
  • Contact
    • Todd Wehner (515-5363, todd_wehner@ncsu.edu)
    • Jessica Gaus (Horticultural Science graduate student poster coordinator)
    • Leilani Robertson (Crop Science graduate student poster coordinator)
  • Refreshments Sponsor
    • Department of Crop Science; thank you very much!
  • This semester, we will have a 30 minute crop overview followed by a 30 minute graduate student poster session, except for the first two seminars, which will be a 45 minute seminar with no posters.

Date

Seminar Title

Speaker / Position

Department

Time / Loc.

September

8

Future directions for plant breeding at NC State

Dr. Johnny Wynne, Professor and Interim Dean

College of Agric. & Life Sci., NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

15

The tobacco genome initiative

Dr. Steve Lommel, Professor and Asst. Vice Chanc., Research

Department of Plant Pathology

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

22

Watermelon breeding overview; Posters: 1) Screening watermelon for virus resistance; 2) Gummy stem blight resistance in watermelon

Dr. Todd Wehner, Professor; Posters: 1) Nihat Guner, PhD candidate; 2) Gabriele Gusmini, PhD candidate

Department of Horticultural Science

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

29

Sweetpotato breeding overview; Poster: Developing a genetic linkage map in sweetpotato

Dr. Craig Yencho, Associate Professor; Poster: Jim Cervantes, PhD candidate

Department of Horticultural Science

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

October

6

Soybean breeding overview; Poster: Molecular markers for internal heat necrosis in potato

Dr. Andrea Cardinal, Assistant Professor; Poster: Per McCord, MS candidate

Department of Crop Science

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

13

open

-

-

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

20

Redbud (Cercis) breeding overview; Posters: 1) Genetics and biochemistry of flower color in stokes aster; 2) Chitalpa - the next generation

Dr. Dennis Werner, Professor; Posters: 1) Jessica Gaus, PhD candidate; 2) Richard Olsen, PhD candidate

Department of Horticultural Science

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

27

Peanut breeding overview

Dr. Tom Isleib, Professor

Department of Crop Science

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

November

3

open

Crop Science annual meeting

-

-

10

Maize breeding overview

Dr. Major Goodman, WNR Professor

Department of Crop Science

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

17

Cotton breeding overview

Dr. Daryl Bowman, Professor

Department of Crop Science

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

24

open

Thanksgiving vacation

-

-

December

1

Tomato breeding overview

Dr. Randy Gardner, Professor

Department of Horticultural Science

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

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