University of Vermont

College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department of Plant and Soil Science

Plant and Soil Science Seminar Series

PSS 393: Spring 2015 Seminars

Fridays, 1:30-2:30 pm
Location: Jeffords 112

Coordinating committee: Yolanda Chen, Josef Gorres, Grace Matiru, Paliza Shrestha, Chase Stratton
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Seminars are free and open to the public.

Appreciation is due to the William T. Raymond Memorial Fund for making this series possible.

Jan 23 The Importance of Compost/Vermicompost for Turkish Soils Korkmaz Belliturk, Assistant Professor Namik Kemal University, Tekirda─č, Turkey
Jan 30 Use of Cover Crops for Weed Suppression and Nutrient Capture Elisabeth Hodgson, Ph.D. Candidate
Plant and Soil Science, UVM
Feb 6 Scaling up molecular reactions to ecosystem processes: sources and cycling of phosphorus in the Chesapeake Bay Deb Jaisi, Assistant Professor
Plant and Soil Science, University of Delaware
Feb 13 Cover cropping as an IPM tool in Northeastern hops Lily Calderwood, M.S. Candidate,
Plant and Soil Science, UVM
Feb 20 Our War on Insects: Time for a Truce? Dr. Andrei Alyokhin, Professor
University of Maine
Feb 27 Title Gemelle Brion, M.S. Candidate
Plant and Soil Science, UVM
Mar 13 Title Speaker
Mar 20 Herbivore Oral Secretions are the First Line of Protection Against Plant-Induced Defence Dr. Gary Felton, Professor
Entomology, Penn State
Mar 27 Title Becky Sideman, Extension Professor
University of New Hampshire
Apr 3 Biological Control Agrin Davari, Ph.D. Candidate
Plant and Soil Science, UVM
Apr 10 Title Dr. Charles Vincent, Research Scientist
Agri-Food Canada
Apr 17 Waste Materials as Soil Amendments Dr. Jose Amador
University of Rhode Island
Apr 24 Invasive Earthworms Mac Callaham
USDA Forest Service

Seminars, 2004-2014 (PDF)

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