The Spring 2011 Department of Horticulture Seminar Series starts January 31, 3:35-4:25 p.m. in Plant Sciences Building Room 404 and via Polycom to 137A Barton Hall in Geneva. (The seminar meets most Mondays from 4 to 5 p.m. pending student approval of the time change starting with the Feb 7 seminar. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.)
This semester’s theme is Cutting-Edge Horticulture with special seminars February 7 to March 28 seminars.
The series kicks off with:
January 31 – (Note time: 3:35 to 4:25 p.m.)
Plant water relations and phloem loading strategies: Is there a link?
Lailiang Cheng, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University
A broccoli industry in the East: homeotic genes to homegrown vegetables
Thomas Björkman, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University
Multifunctional Fungal Plant Symbionts: New Tools to Improve Plant Performance and Environmental Sustainability
Gary Harman, Professor, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University
View videos of selected seminars, including last year’s series on Horticulture in a Changing Climate.