University of Vermont

College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department of Plant and Soil Science

Plant and Soil Science Seminar Series

PSS 393: Fall 2018 Seminars

Friday, 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Jeffords 112

Coordinating committee: Eric Bishop von Wettberg, Vic Izzo, Erika Bueno, Allen Wilder
For more information contact Eric Bishop von Wettberg <>

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.

Sep 7 GUND Tea, Johnson House, 617 Main Street Assistant Professor Eric Bishop von Wettberg, Plant and Soil Science, GUND Affiliate, UVM
Sep 14, STAFFORD 101 Beginning to End Hunger: Food and the Environment in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Beyond Jahi Chappell , Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR) at Coventry University in the United Kingdom
Sep 21 Transformative Adaptation; climate disasters, food security and agriculture Richard Choularton,Director of Agriculture and Economic Growth, TetraTech, UN World Food Programme
Sep 28 Soil, Plant, Animal, and Human Health in Organic Agroecosystems Ariena van Bruggen, Professor Emeritus, Plant Pathology, U Florida
Oct 5 Ecological genomics to uncover the adaptive significance of seed dormancy in legumes Professor Petr Smykal, visiting scholar, Olymuck University, Czech Republic
Oct 12 Experiences in Lebanon: Strategies for Improving Apple Markets Terence Bradshaw, Research Associate Plant and Soil Science, UVM
Oct 19 From Maintenance to Stewardship: Green stormwater infrastructure capacity in Vermont towns and design and participatory processes to provide cultural ecosystem services Holly Greenleaf, MS candidate, Plant and Soil Science, UVM Faculty Advisor Stephanie Hurley
Oct 26 Fast-Tracking Plant Domestication in Northern New England Tom Davis, Professo of Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, University of New Hampshire
Nov 2 Repelling swede midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a brassica specialist, using non-host essential oils Chase Statton PhD candidate Plant and Soil Science, UVM Faculty Advisor Yolanda Chen
Nov 9 Adaptive management on vegetable and berry farms in the Northeastern United States Alissa White, M.S. candidate Plant and Soil Science, UVM Faculty Advisor Ernesto Mendez
Nov 16 Garden in the Forest: The Roots of Restoration Ecology Laura Martin, Assistant Professor Williams College
Nov 30 From being wild to being cultivated: trans-regulatory variants dominate the domesticated phenotype in chili pepper fruits Professor Angelica Cibrían-Jaramillo, LANGEBIO-CINVESTAV, Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

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