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Hort 509 / 510 Seminar Series

Thursdays, 2:55 – 3:45 PM

Pullman – Johnson Hall 204

Mount Vernon – Annex East

Puyallup – K109

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Questions?  Contact Dr. Stefano Musacchi

Syllabus: Check Canvas course space

Bloom in the Orchard

Seminar Schedule – Spring 2022

Dates and Speakers

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


January 13 –  Welcome, Course Introduction


January 20 – Guest speaker: Francesco Di Gioia, Penn State University. Title: Advancing sustainable vegetable production systems using an integrated research and extension approach.


January 27 – Guest speaker: Leonardo Lombardini, University of Georgia. Title: I never signed up for this – How did I go from studying plants to managing people.


February 3 – Galeni Soares Rafael, Marcella 


February 10 Guest speaker: Lisa DeVetter, Washington State University. Title: Pollinating blueberries: Trials, triumphs, and bee stings 


February 17 – Aidan Kendall


February 24 – Shrestha, Srijana 


March 3 – May Wang


March 10 – Guest Speaker: Gennaro Fazio, Cornell University. Title: Novel Apple Rootstock Technologies – Beyond Dwarfing and Precocity.


March 17 – NO CLASS, Spring Break


March 24 – Todd Einhorn


March 31 – Bailey Hallwachs


April 7 – Evan Fritzke


April 14 Alejandra Feliciano


April 21 – Guest speaker: Hans Walter-Peterson, Cornell Cooperative Extension


April 28 – Guest speaker: Jacob Blauer, Washington State University