Crop Science Seminar Series, Fall 2009

Seminars are held Mondays at 3:10pm and originate at WSU-Pullman in Johnson Hall 204 (unless otherwise noted). Arrangements have been made to broadcast to Puyallup and Mt. Vernon stations. Organized by Kim Campbell, kgcamp@wsu.edu.


August 24
First day of instruction, organizational meeting

August 31

September 7
Labor Day – no seminar

September 14
Randy Stevens, M.S. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
Ecological implications of downy brome invasion

September 21
Richa Rai, Ph.D. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
Facultative wheat – What is it?

September 28
Crop and Soil Science Grad Students
Statewide tour presentation

October 5
Byung-Kee Baik, Associate Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU
WSU experiences on sabbatical leave in Korea

October 12
Upinder Gill, Ph.D. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
Fungal AVR genes

October 19
Chris Benedict, WSU Extension educator, Pierce County
Crop rotation and weed management intensity effects on weed seedbank dynamics

October 26
Gopesh Saha, Ph.D. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
Mechanisms of disease resistance in plants

November 2
ASA-SSSA-CSSA annual meetings – no seminar

November 9
Dilpreet Riar, Ph.D. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
TBA

November 16
Ross Wagstaff, M.S. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
Spring wheat for use in fall planting in dryland cropping systems

November 23
Thanksgiving Break – no seminar

November 30
Allison Thompson, Ph.D. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
TBA

December 7
Chris Proctor, M.S. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
Putting green aeration and recovery