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Hort 509 / 510 Seminar Series

Thursdays, 2:55 – 3:45 PM

This seminar series is open to the public.
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Questions?  Contact Dr. Per McCord

Syllabus: Check Canvas course space

Bloom in the Orchard

Seminar Schedule – Fall 2021

Dates and Speakers

Abstracts, when available, are accessible by PDF by clicking on the talk title.

August 26 – First Day of Class. Introduction to course, using Canvas, Expectations

September 2 – Guest Speaker: Dr. Tom Groenveld, Optimizing nitrogen use efficiency in an integrated aquaculture agriculture system- measurements and modeling

September 9 – Guest Speaker: Dr. Cameron Peace, RosBREED: A bridged chasm for DNA-informed breeding in rosaceous crops

September 16 – Guest Speaker: Dr. Ben-Min Chang, Heat stress in wine grapes: acclimation and mitigation

September 23 Guest Speaker: Dr. Kelsey Galimba, Shaping a Tree Fruit Horticulture Program in the Mid-Columbia

September 30 – Guest Speaker: Dr. Sambhav Sambhav, Recent trends in fresh produce sector

October 7 – Guest Speaker: Dr. Terry Bates

October 14 – Student Speaker: Erica Casagrande, Apple rootstocks affect scion vigor through their effect on scion water relations

October 21 – Student Speaker: Emma Steele

October 28 –  Student Speaker: Brenda Madrid

November 4 – Student Speaker: Alex Haase

November 11 – No Class

November 18  – Student Speaker: Qianwen Lu

November 25 No Class

December 2 and 9 – Statewide Tour Presentations