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Seminar – Fall 2020

October 20, 2020

Topics: Impact of Soil Sterilization and Microbial History on Drought Tolerance of Tomatoes
AND Characterizing the Impact of Packaging Type on Beer Stability
Speakers: Sam Monohon AND Katie Fromuth, HLA Graduate Students

Please contact Dr. Jessica Davis with questions about this seminar series.


HORT792 SeminarScheduleFall2020


Fall 2020 Seminars

October 13, 2020 – Tyler Mason, HLA Graduate Student, Colorado State University – Evaluating Yield & Quality Characteristics for Vegetable Species Grown Under Organic Management.

October 6, 2020 – Greg Hess, HLA Graduate Student, Colorado State University – PVY Resistance in Colorado Potato Germplasm

September 29, 2020 – Dr. Pankaj Trivedi, Agricultural Biology, Colorado State University – Harnessing Phytobiomes to Fight Citrus Greening Disease

September 22, 2020 – Dr. David Rojas-Rueda, Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University – Urban Green Space and Human Health

September 15, 2020 – Jocelyn Hittle (CSU System) and Paula Mills (College of Agricultural Sciences) – Update on College of Ag Programs at the Spur campus at National Western Center

September 8, 2020 – Dr. Robby Layton, Principal Emeritus – Assessing the Potential Health Benefit of Parks and Park Systems

September 1, 2020 – Dr. Jen Bousselot, HLA Faculty – Green Roof Research and Outreach

August 25, 2020 – Dr. Yaling Quin, HLA Faculty – Welcome to All HLA Graduate Students


Spring 2020 Seminars

May 5, 2020:  Mike DiLegge, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Graduate Student, Colorado State University – Elucidating Rhizobacterial Response to Disruption and Crop Introduction Within Three Distinct Agroecosystems

April 28, 2020:  Jeff Pieper, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Graduate Student, Colorado State University – The Influence of Genotype on Peach Fruit Quality

April 21, 2020:  Dr. Patricia Bedinger, Biology, Colorado State University – Mate Choice in Wild Tomatoes: Reproductive Barriers Within and Between Species

April 14, 2020:  Hanan El Zabbati, HLA Graduate Student, Colorado State University – Influence of Orchard Factors on Apply Quality During Harvest and Post-Harvest 

April 7, 2020:  Dr. Jane Stewart, Agricultural Biology, Colorado State University – Knowledge of the Biology and Epidemiology of the Cytospora Canker Pathogen to Inform Management Decisions

March 31, 2020: Katie Nasiatka, HLA Graduate Student –  The Application of Dart-MS to Discover Influence of Genetic and Environmental Factors Affecting Expression in Hops and Janina Bowen, HLA Graduate Student – Impact of Pollen Exclusion as a Management Practice for High CBD Hemp

Tuesday, March 10, 2020:  Anthony Percival –  Dynamic Lighting Strategies for Optimized Seedling Production and Michael Guidi – Green Roof Ecology: Effects of Altered Flowering Plant Phenology on Pollinator Visitation   Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Graduate Students

Tuesday, March 4, 2020:  Harley Combs – Supplemental Lighting Strategies for Hydroponic Systems and Rebekah Savage – Photoperiod Determination of Several Plant Select Perennials Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Graduate Students

Tuesday, February 25, 2020:  Dr. Jasmine Dillon, Animal Sciences, Colorado State University  Lifecycle Analysis and Sustainability 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020:  Brian Mitchell Organic Hemp in Agroecosystems and Maria Chavez Black Soldier Fly Larvae as an Amendment for Horticulture  Crops Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Graduate Students

Tuesday, February 11, 2020:  Dr. Brian Krug, Greenhouse Technology Leader, Corteva Agriscience, Harnessing Horticulture to Advance an Agronomic Company 

Tuesday, February 4, 2020:  Dr. Bill Bauerle, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Controlled Environment Hydroponic Hops: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly  

Tuesday, January 28, 2020:  Dr. Jessica Davis, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Department Head,  State of the Department


Past Seminars

Dr. Henry Thompson,  The Importance of Dry Beans in Human Nutrition: Building the Case for Increased Emphasis in Dietary Guidance

Dr. Yaling Qian – Salinity Issues Facing the Green Industry

Dr. David Holm – The Colorado Potato Breeding and Selection Program

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