Department of Horticulture Seminar Series

Department of Horticulture Seminar Series

The Department of Horticulture provides students the opportunity to present scientific material as a learning experience in the Horticulture 407, 507 and 607 Seminar Series. Department of Horticulture Faculty and industry leaders are often also featured as speakers and present on current topics of concern in horticulture research. All seminars are free and open to the public, and, unless otherwise specified, take place in Agricultural Life Sciences Building, Room 4001. The Seminars are recorded using Zoom and are accessible for live participation via the 'Live Feed' link if it is available for that seminar. To join the meeting, you need to have a Zoom account set up and/or download the Zoom application. Please note that the quality/transmission of video/sound may be dependent on the end-users internet connection and/or computer/viewing device. Access presentations from 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and upcoming 2023 seminars from side bar menu.


Fall 2023 Seminar Series 

Join us for the Fall Seminar Series in ALS 4001 or via Zoom at 12 PM, NOON, on Mondays. Recorded Seminar presentations will be posted on the 2023 Horticulture Seminar Series webpage as they become available. Please see the seminar series schedule link and below for upcoming seminars. Zoom information is at the bottom of the page.


For an idea of what to expect in the series, check out the Fall 2020 Horticulture Seminar Video to the right.


Fall 2023 Horticulture Seminar Series Schedule


Carbon Neutral: Carbon Sequestration in Turfgrass Systems

Alec Kowalewski, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department


OCT 16

Firewise Landscaping - Use of Fire-Resistant Plants

Amy Jo Detweiler, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department


OCT 23

Trends in Post-Secondary Horticulture Programs and What it Means for OSU

Phil Allen, Brigham Young University, Horticulture


OCT 30

Careers in horticulture: Pacific Biocontrol

Peter McGhee, Pacific Biocontrol



Mass Movements of Land Regeneration in India and Africa

Andrew Millison, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department


NOV 13

Evaluating the efficacy and safety of oxalic acid vaporization method to control a honey bee pest Varroa destructor

Mustafa Bozkus, MS Graduate Student, OSU Horticulture Department



Femi Omilani, PhD Graduate Student, OSU Horticulture Department


NOV 15


Joe Hull, USDA, Agricultural Research Services


NOV 20

Sunscreen for grapevines: Kaolin clay use in vineyards

Cody Copp, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department


NOV 27

The cullinary breeding network

Lane Selman, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department


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