Plant and Soil Science Seminar Series
PSS 394: Spring 2018 Seminars
Friday, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Location: Jeffords 127
Coordinating committee: Terry Bradshaw, Ernesto Mendez, Kristian Brevik, Edward Marques, Rachel Mason, Allen Wilder
For more information contact Terry Bradshaw <Terence.Bradshaw@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.
|Feb 9||Northern agriculture under climate change; a Newfoundland perspective||Adrian Unc, Professor School of Science and the Environment, Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada|
Green Stormwater Infrastructure Research Results: from Water Quality to Ecological Aesthetics
Stephanie Hurley, Assistant Professor, Plant and Soil Science UVM
Gund Institute Conference Room (Johnson House - 617 Main St
|Feb 23||New Crops for New Markets in the Northeastern US: Research and Outreach Activities to Benefit Farmers and Consumers||Frank Mangan, Extension Professor University of Massachusetts, Amherst|
|Mar 2||Water Quality Impacts of a Wood Chip Bioreactor Treatment System Receiving Silage Bunker Runoff||Deborah Kraft, M.S. candidate, PSS Advisor Stephane Hurley|
|Mar 9||Urine Diversion and Use as Fertilizer||Rich Earth Institute|
|Mar 16||Spring Break|
|Mar 23||Ecological consequences of solar installations in New England and nationwide||Seeta Sistla, Assistant Professor of Ecosystem Ecology, Hampshire College, Amherst Massachusetts|
|Mar 30||Biological Control with Entomopathogenic nematodes: Is a more sustainable classical approach feasible or are we stuck in a bio-pesticide paradigm?||Elson Sheilds, Professor of Entomology, Cornell University|
|Apr 6||RNA viruses in Vermont bumble bees and the role of flowers in transmission||Samantha Alger, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Biology Department, UVM|
|Apr 20||Rachel Mason, M.S. candidate PSS Advisor Josef Gorres|
|Apr 27||Is Asian earthworm invasion causing unexpected ecosystem function change?||Chih-Han Chang, Assistant Research Scientist, Earth & Planetary Sciences Department, Johns Hopkins University Maryland|