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Plant Breeding Seminar

Spring 2011 Schedule

  • Time
    • Wednesdays 3:00 - 3:50 pm (unless otherwise noted)
    • Student meetings 3:50 - 4:30 pm
  • Location
    • 2405 Williams Hall (unless otherwise noted)
  • Contact
  • Refreshment Sponsor
    • Department of Crop Science; thank you very much!
  • The seminar is organized as a 40 minute seminar combined with a 10 minute question and discussion session.

Date

Subject

Speaker

Institute

Time / Loc

January

19

Calmodulin-binding transcription activators in barley - investigating their function in susceptibility to barley powdery mildew

Stine Petersen, MS Student, Denmark

Denmark

3:00-4:00 / 2405 Williams Hall

25

Plant breeding in industry

Gabe Gusmini, Group leader

Syngenta

1:00-2:00 / 2405 Williams Hall

February

2

From concept to commercial delivery: Genetic improvement in wheat performance under drought

Greg Rebetzke, Wheat breeder

CSIRO, Australia

3:00-4:00 / 2405 Williams Hall

9

Understanding grain yield: it's a journey, not a destination

Stephen Baenziger, Eugene W. Price Professor

University of Nebraska

3:00-4:00 / 2405 Williams Hall

March

2

Crop improvement through biotechnology and breeding

David Fischoff, VP Technology Strategy and Development

Monsanto

3:00-4:00 / 2405 Williams Hall

April

8

Wernsman lecture

Geoffrey Graham, Director of maize research and development

Pioneer Hi-Bred

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