Seminar series

Spring 2015 semester series kicks off January 28 with a SIPS-wide seminar featuring Edward Buckler, USDA-ARS research geneticist, 4 p.m. B25 Warren Hall.

Horticulture Section seminars meet 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. most Mondays when classes are in session in Plant Science Room 404 and via Polycom to Geneva in A134 Barton Hall. Seminars are open to all. Refreshments served. Those wishing to take for 1 credit, enroll in HORT 4950 (undergrads) or HORT 6000 (grads). To view many past seminars, visit the Cornell horticulture seminar YouTube channel.

Spring 2015 seminar series poster.

Horticulture seminars

How Simplot Plant Sciences plans to make and commercialize genetically modified strawberries

Apr 20 | 12:20 pm

Craig Richael, Director of R&D, Simplot Plant Sciences...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Seedbombs and Teatime: The Imperfect Parks of Christchurch, New Zealand

Apr 22 | 12:15 pm

Ian Peach, 2014 Dreer Award recipient will be presenting a seminar on his travels to Christchurch, New Zealand and the landscape architectural response to the earthquake.

Location: Kennedy Hall | Event type: Seminar

Contemporary Rhododendron breeding

May 4 | 12:20 pm

Stephen Krebs, Director of Research, David G. Leach Research Station, Holden Arboretum

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Can nature heal a troubled mind? The Nature Rx model

May 7 | 12:20 pm

Don Rakow, Associate Professor, Horticulture Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University....

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar