Crop Seminar Series, Spring 2010

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 Mt. Vernon and Puyallup stations. Organized by Ian Burke, icburke@wsu.edu.


January 11
First day of instruction, organizational meeting. Enrolled students are required to attend.

January 18
No seminar – HOLIDAY

January 25
Open

February 1
Bingrui Wang, Visiting Scientist, USDA Western Regional Plant Introduction Station
Bioenergy research in Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

February 8
Open

February 15
No seminar – HOLIDAY

February 22
Brian Beecher, Research Chemist, USDA-ARS Western Wheat Quality Laboratory
Molecular genetics of wheat quality traits

March 1
Kulbir Singh, Ph.D Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
GM crops: Future in the light of past

March 8
Karen Hills, Ph.D Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
Quality considerations in the production of organic whole wheat bread flour

March 15
No seminar – SPRING BREAK

March 22
Jamin Smitchger, M.S. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
TBA

March 29 (joint with Soil Science @ 1:10pm)
Joan Davenport, Professor, Soil Science, WSU
Online teaching: Learning with angels and demons

April 5
Dusty Walsh, M.S. Candidate, Crop Science, WSU
Selection of camelina mutants resistant to ALS inhibitor herbicides

April 12
Sindhu Nair, Ph.D. Candidate, Crop Science
Barley grain hardness

April 19
Yushan Duan, M.S. Candidate, Crop Science
Primocane management in red raspberry production

April 26
Jessica Goldberger, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU
Conventionalization, civic engagement, and the sustainability of organic agriculture