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Fall 2021 International Plant Breeding Seminar Series

October 21 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 4, 2021

Plant Breeding Consortium ( seminars will be held on Thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST.  You can register for all seminars here, or for individual seminars below. Please distribute in your respective institutions and with other colleagues. We look forward to your participation.




SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
Fostering agricultural development through gene editing in tropical crops. Dr. Paul Chavarriaga (Bioversity-CIAT, Colombia):

OCTOBER 7, 2021
Genetic diversity: maximizing the founding resources for plant breeding. Dr. Nigel Maxted (Univ. of Birmingham, UK)

OCTOBER 14, 2021
Estimating the Global Usage of Corn Belt Dent Germplasm: Implications for the Sustainable Use of Maize Genetic Resources. Dr. Stephen Smith (Former Pioneer/DuPont, US).

OCTOBER 21, 2021
Rice breeding for Africa by using useful agricultural trait genes. Dr. Motoyuki Ashikari (Nagoya University, Japan):

OCTOBER 28, 2021 
Turfgrass breeding: Finding commercial niches for a new public program. Susana Milla-Lewis (NC State University, US):

NOVEMBER 4, 2021
Strategic Portfolio Management and Innovation for a Global Vegetable Seed Company. Dr. Vincent Asiago (HM Clause, US):


October 21
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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