2022 Spring Seminar Series

Thursdays at 3:30 pm


Date & Host


January 20

Dr. Wade H. Elmer – The Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station; Vice Director & Chief Scientist for Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology

“Nanoscale Copper for Plant Disease Management”

January 27

Dr. Linda Prokopy; HLA Department Head Panel Discussion of Plant Scientists in Industry with: Dr. April Carroll, Dr. Julian Russell, Dr. Carla Yerkes

February 3

Dr. Denise Tieman – University of Florida; Plant Physiologist

“Improving Tomato Flavor using Biochemistry, Genomics and Breeding Tools”

February 10

Dr. Shinsuke Agehara – University of Florida; Assistant Professor of Horticulture

February 17

Dr. Laura Wayne – Washington State University

“Improving Nutrition and Health through Enhancing Seed Composition”

February 24

Dr. Sara Lovell – University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

“Agroforestry as a Multifunctional Landscape Solution”

March 3

Dr. Tracie Matsumoto – USDA Tropical Research Center Hawaii

April 7

Megan Hedges & Aaron Thompson – CCED National Parks Service Partnership

April 14

Dr. Ying Li – Purdue University; Assistant Professor of Horticulture

April 21

Dr. Ghulam Rasoul Samadi – Kabul University;

Professor of Horticulture

“Horticulture Industry in Afghanistan:

The Current Situation and the Uncertain Future”

April 28

Dr. Greg Kruger –Xarvio Digital Farming Solutions; Weed Scientist


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