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Plant Breeding Seminar

Spring 2004 Schedule

  • Time
    • Wednesdays 3:45 - 4:45 pm
    • Refreshments 3:30 - 3:45 pm
  • Location
    • 2405 Williams Hall (unless otherwise noted)
  • Contact
  • Refreshments Sponsor
    • Department of Crop Science; thank you very much!
  • This semester, we will have a 40 minute seminar combined with a 10 minute discussion session.

Date

Subject

Speaker

Dept.

Time / Loc

February

11

Turfgrass biotechnology: the latest developments

Dr. Ron Qu, Associate Professor

Dept. Crop Science, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

18

Corn breeding, genetic diversity and transgenes in Mexico: the plant breeding side of the controversy

Dr. Major Goodman, WNR / University Professor

Dept. Crop Science, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

25

Progress in marker assisted selection for soybean

Dr. Andrea Cardinal, Assistant Professor

Dept. Crop Science, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

March

3

Breeding for improved soybean oil quality

Dr. Joe Burton, Research Agronomist and Professor

USDA-ARS, Dept. Crop Sci., NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

10

Spring break

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17

Biogeography, Vavilov and genetic diversity in soybean

Dr. Tommy Carter, Research Agronomist and Professor

USDA-ARS, Dept. Crop Sci., NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

24

International HapMap project; Implications for plant breeding?

Dr. Bruce Weir, WNR Professor and Director of Bioinformatics

Dept. Statistics, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

31

Genetic diversity in common bean

Dr. Julia Kornegay, Professor and Head

Dept. Horticultural Science, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

April

7

Evaluation of peanut germplasm for resistance to aflatoxin production

Ms. Hui-Qin Xue, Graduate Research Assistant

Dept. Crop Science, NC State

3:45-4:45 / 2405 Williams

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