Plant and Soil Science Seminar Series
PSS 394: Spring 2019 Seminars
Friday, 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Jeffords 127
Coordinating committee: Eric Bishop von Wettberg, Vic Izzo, Erika Bueno, Allen Wilder
For more information contact Eric Bishop von Wettberg <Eric.Bishop-Von-Wettberg@uvm.edu>
Seminars are free and open to the public.
All are Welcome!
Appreciation is due to the William T. Raymond Memorial Fund for making
this series possible.
|Jan 18||Understanding Soil foodwebs: effects on cropping systems||Deborah Neher, Professor Plant and Soil Science, UVM|
|Jan 25||The Queen of Sheba's chickpeas: using genetics to track crop dispersal and diversification across historical trade-routes||Eric Bishop von Wettberg, Assistant Professor Plant and Soil Science, UVM|
Seeking Soil and Water Solutions for Vermont Agriculture’s Climate Change Challenges
|Joshua Faulkner, Research Assistant Professor, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture|
|Feb 8||Climate change and Northeastern Agriculture: from human dimensions to water management”||Rachel Schattman, USDA Northeast Climate Hub, UVM Extension Vegetable and Berry Program|
|Feb 15||High Tunnel Production in the Northeast||Vernon Grubinger, UVM Extension Professor, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Specialist|
|Feb 22||Soil Carbon Stocks in Vermont's Managed Forests: Complex Interaction of Soil Properties, Land-Use History and Earthworms||Don Ross,Research Professor Plant and Soil Science, UVM|
|Mar 1||Modeling Agricultural Outcomes in a Warmer, Wetter Vermont||Rachel Mason, Ph.D. Defense, Plant & Soil Science, Advisor Scott C. Merrill|
|Mar 8||No Seminar||No Seminar|
|Mar 22||Evaluation of candidate pheromone blends for mating disruption of the invasive swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii)||Elisabeth Hodgdon, Ph.D. Defense, Plant & Soil Science Advisor Yolanda Chen|
|Apr 5||Everything you wanted to know about the microbiome and more||Noah Fierer, Professor Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder|
|Thurs Apr 11 Jeffords 110 4:15||
Joint Presentation with Plant Biology, Note Date/Location and Time Change:
Thursday April 11, Jeffords 110 @ 4:15. Refreshments in 107 at 3:30.
|Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Professor Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, CA|
|Apr 19||Agroecology & Livelihoods Collaborative Research Fellows Program Presenters: Allie Pankoff, Elise Schumacher, Emily McCarthy, Lizzy Holiman & Nell Carpente||Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative|
|Apr 26||Food Sovereignty Initiatives in Chiapas, Mexico||Helda Morales and Bruce Ferguson, Professors, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR) Chiapas, Mexico|