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Fall 2006 Schedule

Seminars of interest to Plant Breeding at NC State

Date

Subject

Speaker

Dept.

Time / Loc

September

19

Population and molecular genetics of rice domestication and adaptation (joint Crop Science / Botany seminar)

Tao Sang

Dept Plant Biology, Michigan State Univ

4:00-5:00 (refresh. 3:30) / 101 Clark Lab

21

NCSU Turfgrass Biotechnology Program (Crop Science seminar)

Ron Qu, Associate Professor

Dept. Crop Science, NC State

3:30-4:30 (refresh. 3:15) / 2405 Williams Hall

25

Plant variety protection and the commercialization of plant varieties (Horticultural Science seminar)

Billy Houghteling, Assistant Director

Office of Technology Transfer, NC State Univ

3:00-4:00 (refresh. 2:45) / 159 Kilgore Hall

28

Exploring new crops for NC farmers (Crop Science seminar)

Jeanine Davis, Associate Professor

Dept. Hort. Science, NC State

3:30-4:30 (refresh. 3:15) / 2405 Williams Hall

October

16

The african green revolution takes off (Forestry / Soil Science seminar)

Pedro Sanchez, Director

Tropical Agriculture, Earth Institute, Columbia Univ

3:00-4:00 (refresh. 4:00) / Talley Student Center Ballroom

19

Role of bioprocess engineering in value addition to renewable resources (Crop Science seminar)

Ratna Sharma, Assistant Professor

Dept Biological and Agricultural Engineering, NC State Univ

3:30-4:30 (refresh. 3:15) / 2405 Williams Hall

26

Role of Cotton Incorporated in improvement of U.S. cotton (Crop Science seminar)

Roy Cantrell

Cotton Incorporated

3:30-4:30 (refresh. 3:15) / 2405 Williams Hall

November

2

Establishing a plant breeding center at NC State University (Crop Science seminar)

Charles Stuber, Director

Plant Breeding Center, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, NC State Univ

3:30-4:30 (refresh. 3:15) / 2405 Williams Hall

6

Reflections of a North Carolina berry breeder (Horticultural Science seminar)

Jim Ballington, Professor

Dept. Hort. Science, NC State

3:00-4:00 (refresh. 2:45) / 159 Kilgore Hall

9

Crop improvement research at BASF Plant Science (Crop Science seminar)

Brent Godshalk and Luke Mankin

BASF Plant Science, Research Triangle Park

3:30-4:30 (refresh. 3:15) / 2405 Williams Hall

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