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Plant Breeding Seminar and

Graduate Student Discussion Group

Spring 2003 Schedule

  • Time
    • Wednesdays 3:45 - 4:45 pm
    • Refreshments 3:30 - 3:45 pm
  • Location
    • 2405 Williams Hall (unless otherwise noted)
  • Contact
  • Refreshment Sponsor
    • Department of Horticultural 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

Subject

Speaker

Dept.

Time / Loc

February

5

Tobacco Breeding

Dr. Jennifer Levin, Assistant Professor

Dept. Crop Sci., NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

12

Mediterranean Pines: Genetics and Breeding in the Group Halepensis

Dr. Evi Alizoti, Interrnational Visiting Scientist

Sch. Forestry and Nat. Env., Aristotle Un. of Tessaloniki

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

19

Loblolly Pine Breeding and Genetics Research

Dr. Bailian Li, Research Associate Professor

Dept. Forestry, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

26

Genetic Gains in Growth and Fusiform Rust Incidence From a Replicated Clonal Trial of Loblolly Pine

Dr. Fikret Isik, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dept. Forestry, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

March

5

open

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-

-

12

Spring break

-

-

-

19

Ornamental Sweetpotato Breeding

Ken Pecota, Research Associate

Dept. Horticultural Science, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

26

Watermelon Breeding and Biotechnology in China

Dr. Yong Xu, Visiting Scientist

National Engineering Research Center-Vegetables, Beijing

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

April

2

Breeding Polyploid Fruit Crops

Dr. James Ballington, Professor

Dept. Horticultural Science, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

9

Breeding for Organic Production

Dr. Nancy Creamer, Associate Professor

Dept. Horticultural Science, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

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