College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Plant Science Lecture Series

Fall 2017

Seminars will be held Thursdays at 4 pm in PLS 1140. If you are interested in meeting with any of the speakers, please notify the host faculty member. If you would like to receive notifications about our events please contact Betty Wineke at ewineke@umd.edu to be added.

Date:

Guest Speaker:

University/Institution:

Host:

September 7No Speaker  

September 14

Thomas Gordon

"Physiological plasticity in plant-fungal interactions"

 University of California - Davis

Graduate Students

September 21No Speaker  
September 28

Paige Warren

"Anthropogenic resource subsidies and the domestication of urban biota"

University of Massachusetts-AmherstLea Johnson

October 5

Donald Ort

"Improving photosynthetic efficiency for improved yield"

University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaigne

Angus Murphy

October 12

Paul Koch

"Communicating Pesticide Toxicology and Turfgrass Microbiomes Through the Prism of Plant Pathology"

 University of Wisconsin - Madison Joseph Roberts
October 19

Jun Yang

"Urban trees in China: what species should (or should not) be planted?"

Tsinghua UniversityVikki Chanse
October 26

Mary Cadenasso

"Land cover signatures across contrasting urban systems: an approach to tracking dynamic heterogeneity"

University of California - DavisLea Johnson
November 2

Fred Gmitter

"Comparative Genomics Illuminates Citrus Origins, Evolution, and Domestication"

University of FloridaShunyuan Xiao
November 9

Ed Stover

“Huanglongbing and the U.S. citrus industry: Status and ongoing research”

USDA/FloridaShunyuan Xiao and Chris Walsh
November 16

Bikram Gill

"Adventures of a Chromosome Scientist (Cytogeneticist): Exploring the Staff of Life and the Life of Weeds"

Kansas State UniversityBurkhard Schulz

To nominate or invite a speaker, please contact Dr. Kate Tully: kltully@umd.edu or call 301-405-1469.

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