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Fall 2019 Seminars

Mondays in Johnson Hall 204

Seminar Series – 1:10-2:00 p.m.

SOIL_SCI 501 Contact/Organizer: Dr. William Pan
CROP_SCI 510 Contact/Organizer: Dr. Karen Sanguinet

The ZOOM meeting ID information for CROP_SCI 510/SOIL_SCI 501 is 506-188-941 for Fall 2019.

August 19

Ricky Lewis
“Fundamental and Applied Research in Soil-Microbe-Plant Interactions”

August 26


September 2

no seminar – Labor Day

September 9

David Huggins, USDA-ARS
Sustainable Intensification and Long-Term Agroecosystem Research: The WSU Cook Agronomy Farm”

September 16

Astrid Volder, UC-Davis
“Perennial Root Systems in Orchards – Managing the Downside”

September 23

State Tour Report

September 30

Andrei Smertenko
“Drought Tolerance Mechanisms in Grasses”

October 7

State Tour Report

October 14

Qiuping Peng
“Dynamics and Governing Factors of  Soil Organic Carbon in Profile after 17 Years No-till in the Palouse Region”

October 21

David Myrold, Oregon State University
“Can Inclusion of Soil Microbial Data Improve the Assessment of Soil Health?” 

October 28

ASA-SSSA-CSSA practice talks

November 4 – Campbell Lecture

Marco Bittelli
“Dielectric spectroscopy to investigate ice and frozen porous media: a journey between spatial and time scales”
1:10-2:00 p.m. in Biotech. Life Sciences rm. 402
Reception to follow

November 11

no seminar – Veteran’s Day

November 18

Kevan Moffett
“Urban Ecohydrology: Tackling the Nexus of Heat-Water-Vegetation-Land Cover-Human Relations”

November 25

no seminar – Thanksgiving Break

December 2

Zhiwu Zhang, Washington State University
“See Beyond What We Can See”