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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 125 of Nespal in Tifton.


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 Koushik, USDA, Vegetable Laboratory, Charleston, SC

September 11, 2017

Applied plant disease epidemiology: translating information into action:  Ian Small. Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology, University of Florida

September 18, 2017

Title TBD:  Barry Goldman, Vice President and Head for Discovery, Indigo

September 25, 2017

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

October 2, 2017

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

October 9, 2017   

CU Peanuts: Helping the Industry Come out of its Shell:  Dan Anko, Assistant Professor, Plant and Environmental Sciences Department, Clemson University

October 16, 2017

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

October 23, 2017

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

October 30, 2017

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

November 6, 2017

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

November 13, 2017

Characterization of the Bacterium Serratia marcescens and Management of Cucurbit Yellow Vine Disease:  Zachary T. Matteen, MS Student 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 Studet Exit Seminar

December 4, 2017

Status of fungicide resistance among different Stagonosporopsis spp affecting watermelon in Georgia:  Edward D. Beasley, Transition Seminar