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HORT 792 – Seminar

A one credit course offered in both the fall and spring semesters. All Horticulture graduate students are required to enroll in this course for at least two semesters, and encouraged to attend as much as possible through out their graduate studies. In addition to providing an opportunity for these students to present their research proposals and required exit seminars, the HLA Seminar hosts a variety of faculty, staff, and guest speakers that present material relevant to all graduate students in our department.

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

Location:    TEAMS – Virtual
Day / Time: Tuesdays,  12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

April 7, 2020

Speaker:  Dr. Jane Stewart, Agricultural Biology (formerly BSPM)

Topic:  Knowledge of the Biology and Epidemiology of the Cytospora Canker Pathogen to Inform Management Decisions

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Should you have any problems, please contact Karen Allison.


HORT792 SeminarScheduleSpring 2020 – Updated


Archived Seminars

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

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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