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Seminar Series – Spring 2018

Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Athens: 3203 Miller Plant Sciences
Tifton: 125 Nespal
Griffin: SLC Room 102 or 116

Jan 22

Retrofitting a Vertical Shoot Positioning Trellis to Increase Crop Yield
Rachael White (M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Jan 31

Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] Fruit Shape and Size
Luis Monserrate (M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Feb 7

Spectral Effects on Photosynthetic Characteristics and Plant Growth
Jun Liu (Ph.D. Proposal Seminar)

Feb 14

Alternative Irrigation Scheduling: Evaluating the Smartirrigation App, Checkbook, and Soil Moisture-based Irrigation Methods
Luke Miller (M.S. Exit Seminar)

Feb 21


Feb 28

Simple Sequence Repeat Markers for Muscadine Grape Cultivar Verification and Determining the Inheritance of Pecan Scab Resistance
Shanshan Cao (M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Mar 7

Characterization of KRP Gene in Apple Using CRISPR/Cas9
Bayleigh Roussel (M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Mar 21

Crop Load Reduction in Peach: Effects of Timing and Intensity and the Role of Phytohormones
Mary Sutton (M.S. Proposal Seminar)

Mar 28

Genetic and Plant Propagation Approaches to Improve Architecture Traits of Piedmont Azalea for Landscaping
Lav Yadav (Ph.D. Proposal Seminar)

Apr 4

Invited Speaker

Apr 11

Promoting Flowering of Chrysanthemum and Petunia with Novel Night Interruption Approaches
Eric Stallknecht (M.S. Exit Seminar)

Apr 18

Vitex and Bluestems
Susan Hawkins (Ph.D. Exit Seminar)

Apr 25 Two Approaches to Supporting Native Pollinators: Field Establishment of Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) and a Garden for Conservation Education
Lauren Muller (M.S. Exit Seminar)