Crop Science Seminars, Fall 2014

Crops 510
Monday, 2:30 PM in Johnson Hall Room 204 and via WECN
Organized by Ian Burke, icburke@wsu.edu

August 25 – Organizational Meeting for those Enrolled in Crop Science 510
2:30, Johnson Hall 204 (video conference arranged for Mt. Vernon, Prosser, Puyallup) Orgainzer: Dr. Ian Burke, icburke@wsu.edu

September 1 – Labor Day – no seminar

September 8 – Yvonne Manning, Ph.D. Student
“Identifying Genetic Resistance to Soilborne Pathogens in Diverse Wheat Germplasm”

September 15 – Emi Kimura, Ph.D. Candidate
Sustainable Intercropping of Switchgrass and Hybrid Poplar for Bioenergy Production”

September 22 – Nicole Tautges, Ph.D. Student
“Agronomic and Sociological Aspects of Organic Cropping Systems in the Dryland Pacific Northwest”

September 29 – John Spring, Ph.D. Student
“Diversity of Russian-thistle (Salsola tragus) and Management Implications in Dryland Cropping Systems of the Inland Pacific Northwest”

October 6 – Brady Carter, Ph.D. Candidate
“Critical Water Activity as an Indicator of Physical Stability in Grain and Grain-based Products”

Joint Crops & Soils Seminar
October 13 – Crop and Soils Sciences Graduate Students, State Tour Seminar
“TBA”

October 27 – Benjamin Brimlow, M.Sc. Student
“Fungicide Strategies and Variety Resistance for Control of Stripe Rust in Winter Wheat”

Note Date and Time of Seminar
October 30 – Dr. Penny von Wettstein-Knowles,
Department of Biology at the University of Copenhagen
“Raincoats of Gramineae and Ecogenetics of Barley Eceriferum Mutants”
12:00 p.m., Johnson Hall 204

November 3 – ASA-CSA-SSSA Meeting Long Beach, no seminar

November 10 – Eninka Mndolwa
“Breeding for Low Fertility Tolerance in Selected Andean Lines of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulagis L.) in Tanzania”

November 17 – Paul Froese, M.Sc. Student
“Mapping Aluminum Tolerance in the Wheat Genome”

November 24 – Thanksgiving Break, no seminar

December 1 РErik Landry, Ph.D. Candidate
“Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.) A New Pulse Crop for Southeastern Washington”

December 8 – Esraa Alalwan
“Annotating Hessian Fly Resistance in Pacific Northwest Spring Wheat Germplasm and Developing a High Density Genetic Map of Broad Utility”