Seed growers field day

Events

Leveraging small-effect loci and epistatic interactions for understanding maize evolution and driving improvement

Feb 23 | 10:00 am

In recent decades, scientists have had great success identifying specific loci that contribute to the...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Special Event

“The Kindr complex, a novel gene family that activates neocentromeres and causes meiotic drive in maize” - R. Kelly Dawe

Feb 24 | 11:15 am

R Kelly Dawe University of Georgia

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Medical Cannabis: Positioning yourself for opportunities in the new industry

Feb 27 | 12:20 pm

Chuck Schmitt, Head Cultivator, Vireo Health NY Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Protected Culture Workshop for Berry Growers

Feb 28 | 8:30 am

As dramatic weather events increase, pest pressure intensifies, and local markets vitalize, New York berry growers are looking for ways to protect their crop and lengthen their season. Growers and...

Location: Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Lab  | Event type: Conference/Workshop

“Adaptation in plant populations, species, and clades” - Seema Sheth

Feb 28 | 10:00 am

Seema Sheth...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Breeding the next generation cassava varieties for Africa: Approaches to enhanced productivity and nutritional traits

Feb 28 | 12:20 pm

Cassava (Manihot esculenta L.) produces large, edible, starchy roots that are a source of low-cost carbohydrates for more than 500 million smallholders in Africa. These farmers account for more...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

Trichoderma, the phytobiome and the challenge of translating science to the field - Molly Cadle-Davidson, Ph.D.

Mar 1 | 12:20 pm

Molly Cadle-Davidson, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer, Advanced Biological Marketing

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Mobilizing phylogenetics, phenology, and herbarium records to study changing plant diversity in the Anthropocene” - Charles Willis

Mar 2 | 10:00 am

Charles Willis...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

"Integration of genome-wide approaches with imaging tools and modeling to understand network dynamics regulating stem cells" Ross Sozzani

Mar 3 | 11:15 am

Ross Sozzani...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Chile - A Fascinating Country of Plant Biodiversity

Mar 6 | 12:20 pm

Mark Bridgen, Director of the Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center, Elizabeth Lamb, Ornamentals IPM Coordinator and Greenhouse Vegetable IPM Specialist, NYS IPM Program and...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Protected Culture Workshop for Berry Growers

Mar 7 | 8:30 am

As dramatic weather events increase, pest pressure intensifies, and local markets vitalize, New York berry growers are looking for ways to protect their crop and lengthen their season. Growers and...

Location: Suffolk County Extension Education Center  | Event type: Conference/Workshop

Techniques for breeding ornamental plants

Mar 7 | 12:20 pm

Dr. Bridgen has been breeding ornamental plants since the 1980’s; he will discuss his experiences collecting plants in Chile and Brazil and using in vitro plant tissue culture techniques such as...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Elizabeth Stulberg

Mar 7 | 3:30 pm

US Science Policy and Other Mysteries

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar

Forty Years in Forty Minutes: Reflections from the field and classroom - George Hudler

Mar 8 | 12:20 pm

George Hudler PPPMB, Cornell University

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Genomic and epigenetic bases for polyploidy and hybrid vigor” - Jeff Chen

Mar 10 | 11:15 am

Jeff Chen...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Understanding Multi-Species - Multi-Generational Breeding

Mar 13 | 12:20 pm

Philip A. Rutter, Badgersett Research Corp. and Founding President, The American Chestnut Foundation Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Strategies to replace pesticides with biodeterrence: Modification of acylsugar chemistry to optimize natural pest control

Mar 14 | 12:20 pm

Tomatoes are attacked by many pests, causing losses directly through feeding damage and indirectly through virus transmission. The control of insects relies heavily on pesticides, a practice that...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Keith Perry

Mar 14 | 3:30 pm

Emerging Plant Diseases

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar

Aerial dispersal of plant pathogens: near and far - Donald Aylor

Mar 15 | 12:20 pm

Donald Aylor...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Bioactive Phytochemicals and Their Health Benefits” - Chang Yong Lee

Mar 17 | 11:15 am

Chang Yong Lee...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Cover crop and weed management in a living mulch system for vegetables

Mar 20 | 12:20 pm

Vinay Bhaskar, Ph.D. candidate, Graduate Field of Horticulture, Cornell University Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Connecting the dots: From genetics to food and nutrition security

Mar 21 | 12:20 pm

My career in plant breeding started at Cornell and led me to the perfect playground for potato. Inter-disciplinary, cross-cultural, visionary, pioneering and practical people and results are some...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Rachel Copouya

Mar 21 | 3:30 pm

Microbial Community Analysis of Green Coffee Beans: a comparison across growing regions and qualities

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar

Stealthy infiltration: down-regulation of flagella helps Pseudomonas syringae avoid stimulating plant immunity - Bryan Swingle

Mar 22 | 12:20 pm

Bryan Swingle USDA PPPMB, Cornell University

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Hard cider research at Washington State University

Mar 27 | 12:20 pm

Carol Ann Miles, Department of Horticulture, Washington State University Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Pulses as whole food solution to global health challenges

Mar 28 | 12:20 pm

Millions of global populations are suffering from food caused health issues. Approximately 40% of the world’s population is facing with hidden hunger due to lack of essential micronutrients in...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Carol Miles

Mar 28 | 3:30 pm

Using grafting to control Verticillium wilt in watermelon

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar

Harnessing plant metabolic diversity - Anne Osbourn

Mar 28 | 4:30 pm

Anne Osbourn Metabolic Biology Department, John Innes Centre

Location: Warren Hall  | Event type: Seminar

Climate change mitigation on the farm: soil carbon counts the most

Apr 10 | 12:20 pm

Jeff Beam-Miller, MS candidate, Graduate Field of Horticulture, Cornell University Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Characterizing and improving crop stress tolerance: Phenomics, genomics, and the environment

Apr 11 | 12:20 pm

Prior to joining Cornell University, I was a senior scientist at International Potato Center (CIP), in Lima, Peru where my research focused on genetics of adaptation and abiotic stress tolerance in...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Barbara Valent

Apr 11 | 3:30 pm

TBA

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar

Finding Anna: The archival treasure hunt into the life of Anna Botsford Comstock

Apr 17 | 12:20 pm

Karen St. Clair, Ph.D. candidate, Graduate Field of Horticulture, Cornell University Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

The development of transgenesis protocols for previously untransformed Oryza spp. inbred lines

Apr 18 | 12:20 pm

Oryza sativa (Asian rice) was first transformed in 1988, five years after publications of the first transgenic plants. These initial protocols for making transgenic rice were protoplast-based, and...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Maliheh Safari

Apr 18 | 3:30 pm

Plant persistent viruses in Capsicum spp.

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar

Global characterization of small RNA-mediated regularoy networks in Arabidopsis: Prelude to understanding viral plant pathogenesis - Jose Vargas

Apr 19 | 12:20 pm

Jose Vargas Exit Seminar, PPPMB, Cornell University

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

‘Seed to Supper’ program: Reaching underserved audiences through garden education

Apr 24 | 12:20 pm

Christine Hadekel, Garden Education & Training Coordinator, Oregon Food Bank

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Breeding climate-resilient tomatoes: New approaches and challenges

Apr 25 | 12:20 pm

A changing climate requires breeding for crop productivity under increasingly variable environments, including limited fresh water supplies in arid agricultural regions. Breeding crops for...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Kenong Xu

Apr 25 | 3:30 pm

Towards a better understanding in the genomics of apple tree forms and fruit quality

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar

"Signaling dynamics in Pseudomonas syringae" - Max Fishman

Apr 26 | 12:20 pm

Max Fishman Exit Seminar, PPPMB, Cornell University

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“How do plants mediate crosstalk between biochemical pathways?” Clint Chapple

Apr 28 | 11:15 am

Clint Chapple...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Mark Catesby and the introduction of new plants into Europe

May 1 | 12:20 pm

Mark Laird, Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Tim Setter

May 2 | 3:30 pm

Crop improvement through modified flowering responses

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar

“Natural Variation In Plant Circadian Clock Function ” Robert McClung

May 5 | 11:15 am

C. Robertson McClung...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

LED lighting technology for greenhouses

May 8 | 12:20 pm

Tessa Pocock, Sr. Research Scientist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Horticulture Section seminar series. Via videoconference to A134 Barton in Geneva.

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Gan-Yuan Zhong

May 9 | 3:30 pm

TBA

Location: Barton Lab  | Event type: Seminar