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Seminar series resumes Jan. 31

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

February 7
A broccoli industry in the East: homeotic genes to homegrown vegetables
Thomas Björkman, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University

February 14
Multifunctional Fungal Plant Symbionts: New Tools to Improve Plant Performance and Environmental Sustainability
Gary Harman, Professor, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University

View the rest of the schedule.

View videos of selected seminars, including last year’s series on Horticulture in a Changing Climate.

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