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Seminar Series

Fall 2017 Seminars

Held every Monday during the semester at 2:30 p.m. in Room 2401 of Miller Plant Science Building in Athens and Room 201 of Nespal in Tifton.  Join us online.   


August 14, 2017

Predicting aflatoxins in peanuts:  Dr. Kira Bowen, Professor, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University

August 21, 2017

No Seminar but UGA is hosting an Eclipse Viewing Event  

August 28, 2017

Progress and challenges in managing watermelon diseases in the southeast:  Shaker Kousik, USDA-ARS, Vegetable Laboratory, Charleston, SC

September 11, 2017

Seminar is Cancelled Due to Hurricane Irma Applied plant disease epidemiology: translating information into action:  Ian Small. Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Quincy, FL

September 18, 2017

Plant-microbiome engineering to improve agriculture:  Barry Goldman, Vice President and Head for Discovery, Indigo Ag, Charlestown, MA

September 25, 2017

 Program coordination at the Center for Urban Agriculture:  Ellen Bauske, Senior Public Service Associate, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

October 2, 2017

Pantoea ananatis: an enigmatic pathogen of onions:  Shaun Stice, PhD Proposal Seminar

October 9, 2017   

CU Peanuts: Helping the industry come out of its shell:  Dan Anco, Assistant Professor, Plant and Environmental Sciences Department, Clemson University, Blackville, SC

October 16, 2017

Meloidogyne incognita resistance QTLs in upland cotton have different effects on nematode development and may affect Fusarium wilt severity:  Mychele Batista da Silva, PhD Exit Seminar

October 23, 2017

Insight into the diversity, biology and management of Pantoea ananatis, causal agent of center rot of onion, in Georgia:  Spencer D. Stumpf, MS Exit Seminar

October 30, 2017

Biology and diversity of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. niveum in southeastern U.S.:  Aparna Petkar, PhD Exit Seminar

November 6, 2017

A mass spectromery-based approach to quantitatively measure translocation of multiple Type III Secretion System effectors:  Donald Patriq Bruce Gillis, PhD Proposal Seminar  

November 13, 2017

Characterization of the bacterium Serratia marcescens and management of cucurbit yellow vine disease:  Zachary T. Matteen, MS Exit Seminar

November 27, 2017

Fungicide sensitivity of Corynespora cassiicola and assessment of management of target spot of cotton in the southeastern U.S.: Ma Katrina Shiela Estrada Laurel, MS Exit Seminar

December 4, 2017

State of research, industry, and strategies for optimizing irrigation management in vegetables in Georgia, Dr. Tim Coolong