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Department of Horticultural Science

Seminars

Wednesday seminars are held every Wednesday in Alderman Hall Room 310 from 3:30 - 4:30 PM during the fall and spring semesters. They are free and open to all students and the public interested in learning more about a variety of topics in horticulture. Watch this page for an updated list of upcoming seminars.

Also check out upcoming Monday seminars (.pdf) hosted by Applied Plant Sciences, a graduate program administered jointly by the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics and the Department of Horticultural Science. Several seminars feature faculty and students from our department.

Horticulture Seminars Spring 2014 ( .PDF)

September 10 Science of (the) Green, An Initiative for Golf's Future Brian Horgan, Professor, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
September 17 Examining the Diversity of Chili Peppers as a Food David Baumler, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota
September 24 Challenges for Field Crop and Dairy Farmers in Transitioning to Organic Production Rob King, Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
October 1 Annual Lab and Greenhouse Safety Training Updates (mandatory attendance for all departmental personnel working in labs, greenhouses, and fields) Cindy Tong, Professor, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
October 8 Meiosis in Maize—Gene Expression and Beyond Stefanie Dukowic-Schulze, Research Associate, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
October 15 Agriculture in Metropolis: A Perspective from the Field... erm, Street Karl Hakanson, Extension Educator, Ag Production Systems, University of Minnesota
October 22 Retention 'Projection' as a Supplementary Means for Metabolite Identification by LC-MS Analysis: An Inter-Laboratory Study Daniel Abate, Post-Doctoral Associate, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
October 29 Hort on the Web: Best Practices and Usability Session Samantha Grover & Echo Martin, Communications Staff, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
November 5 Harold Wilkins Lecture: Did you see that? Consumer research with eye-tracking technology provides unique insight for the horticulture industry Bridget Behe, Professor, Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University
 
November 12 A Historical Perspective on Auxin Biosynthesis Nathan Tivendale, Post-Doctoral Associate, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
November 26 NO SEMINAR  
December 3 Multiple UV-B Perception Mechanisms in Plants Gary Gardner, Professor, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
December 10 Final Project Presentations for HORT 6002: MPS MPS Students