Grow Your Understanding

Delve into topics presented by Department of Horticulture faculty, researchers and graduate students. Click the links below to view videos of the 2020 presentations given in the Horticulture Seminar Series. Double-click on each video to view the video full-screen.

FALL 2020

September 28, 2020

The Garden(er) Microbiome Project

Gwynne Mhuireach, Institute for Health in the Built Environment, University of Oregon

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October 5, 2020

Plant community assembly in urban areas

Meghan Avolio, John Hopkins University

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October 12, 2020

Squash Bees: Origin, diversification, and ecological interactions

Margarita Lopez-Uribe, Penn State

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October 19, 2020

Black Futures Farm

Malcolm Shabazz Hoover, Black Futures Farm


October 26, 2020

An overview of the book: Trapping of small organisms moving randomly

Christopher Adams, OSU Department of Horticulture 


November 2, 2020

Taking Care of Business – Transitioning into your Career

Erica Miller, Stoller Wine Group


FALL 2020

November 16, 2020

Crops domestication and the evolutionary ecology of species interactions

Yolanda Chen, University of Vermont



November 23, 2020

RNA interference in pest management

June-Sun Yoon, OSU Department of Horticulture



November 30, 2020

Adjusting Standard ANOVA Methods to Account for Heterogeneous Variances with an Application to Turfgrass Management

Michael Dumelle, OSU Department of Horticulture



December 7, 2020

Grapevine Red Blotch Virus Alters Leaf Carbon Metabolism and Export in Vitis vinifera

Cody Copp, OSU Department of Horticulture