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Seminar, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management – 12/6

“Reputations and Neighbors: Understanding Markets for Wine” Speaker: Dr. Jill J. McCluskey Visiting Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management Cornell University and Professor, School of Economic Sciences Washington State University Tuesday, December 6, 2011 12:20 – 1:10 p.m., Plant Sciences Building – Room 404 and Barton Lab – Room A134 (Geneva […]

Plant Pathology & Horticulture Seminar – 12/1

Plant Pathology & Horticulture Seminar “The peach genome: A model for fruiting and forest tree genetics and genomics” Speaker: Dr. Albert Abbott Department of Genetics and Biochemistry Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina Thursday, December 1, 2011 3:30 p.m. Room A134, Barton Lab

Plant Pathology Seminar 11/22

Plant Pathology Seminar “Elucidation of the molecular host-pathogen interactions that influence seed colonization seed-to-seedling transmission of Acidovorax citrulli” Speaker: Dr. Kameka Johnson Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Cornell University, Geneva Tuesday, November 22, 2011 3:30 PM A134, Barton Lab

CALS faculty and staff honored for outstanding achievements in their fields

By Sheri Hall A pioneer in grape disease resistance breeding; two of the nation’s top authorities in microbiology; a leading entomologist who’s shaped the way fruit growers ward off pests; and a respected world leader in food aid economics were honored Nov. 7 for outstanding achievements in their fields. Kathryn Boor, the Ronald P. Lynch […]

Scientists tackle threat to New York’s garlic industry

By Kara Lynn Dunn Cornell nematologist George S. Abawi, Ph.D. ’70, is on a mission to help save one of New York’s burgeoning agricultural commodities: garlic. Once filling just 11 acres of land in 1992, garlic production has grown exponentially, to 306 acres in 2007, up from 153 acres in 1997. New York is now […]