2023 Horticulture Seminar Series

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.

WINTER 2023

FEB 6, 2023

Strategies to limit environmental impact of pest management practices

Serhan Mermer, Faculty Research Assistant, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University

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 FEB 13, 2023

Indigo Tomatoes: How they came to be and future prospects

Jim Myers, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University

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FEB 20, 2023

Are newer insecticides (in a post-chlorpyrifos world) safe for bees?

Andony Melathopoulos, Faculty, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University

Unfortunately, the video for this presentation is missing. It may be uploaded soon, so please check back.

 

MAR 6, 2023

Agriculture across borders: Challenges and lessons from field trials in the US and Japan

Hannah Velazquez, MS Candidate, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University

Unfortunately, the video for this presentation is missing. It may be uploaded soon, so please check back.

SPRING 2023

APR 4

Special Seminar

The Real Origin of the Apple: Genetic Treasures from Apple's Ancestral Home

Phil Forsline, Retired USDA-ARS (Agricultural Resarch Service), PGRU (Plant Genetice Resources Unit), Geneva, NY

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Filling the Gaps in Weed and Sucker Management in Hazelnut with Tiafenacil and Florpyrauxifen-benzyl

Joshua Miranda, PhD Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

and

Breeding for Heat tolerance in Northern Highbush Blueberry

Todd Anderson, PhD Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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APR 11

Characterizing Willamette Valley Soils and Evaluating their Effects on Grapevine Performance

Mat Lange, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

and

Plant Stem Hydraulics - Methods and Applications

Sadie Keller, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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APR 18

Not So Dysfunctional Traits: Functional Traits as Indicators of Drought Responses

Scout Dahms-May, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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APR 25

Aspects of horticultural crops production in Brazil

Luisa Baccin, PhD Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

and

Understanding Pacific Northwest Turfgrass Plant-Parasitic Nematode Communities

Emily Braithwaite, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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MAY 2

Effect of Soil Potassium Enrichment on Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Fungi

Santosh Kalauni, PhD Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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MAY 9

Pesticide hazard to honey bees: There is insufficient power to detect changes in across cropping systems

Emily Carlson, PhD Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

and

Insights in Dynamics Between Wild Apple (Malus sieversii) and Valsa canker Disease Using Full-length Transcriptomics.

Rion Mooneyham, PhD Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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MAY 16

Parasitoid Biocontrol in Spotted-Wing Drosophila

Abigail Greenhalgh, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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MAY 23

How chemical cues affect physiology and behaviors of Drosophila suzukii

Hojung Yoon, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

and

A Peek Under the Hood: Differential Gene Expression Analysis

Brianna Heilsnis, PhD Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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MAY 30

How can we use growing degree days in agriculture

Joussy Hidrobo, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

and

Detecting SWD with Deep Learning

Michael Getz, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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JUNE 6

Electric Weed Control (EWC); Dose Response and Crop Safety

James Wirth, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

and

Big City Bees: Assessing specialist bee communities in urban gardens

Nicole Bell, MS Graduate Student, OSU, Horticulture

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FALL 2023

 

OCT 9

Carbon Neutral: Carbon Sequestration in Turfgrass Systems

Alec Kowalewski, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department

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OCT 16

Firewise Landscaping - Use of Fire-Resistant Plants

Amy Jo Detweiler, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department

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OCT 23

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

Phil Allen, Brigham Young University, Horticulture

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OCT 30

Careers in horticulture: Pacific Biocontrol

Peter McGhee, Pacific Biocontrol

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NOV 13

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

Mustafa Bozkus, Masters Graduate Student, OSU Horticulture Department

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and

TBD

Femi Omilani, Doctoral Graduate Student, OSU Horticulture Department

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NOV 15

TBD 

Joe Hull, USDA, Agricultural Research Service

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NOV 20

Sunscreen for grapevines: Kaolin clay use in vineyards

Cody Copp, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department

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NOV 27

The cullinary breeding network

Lane Selman, Faculty, OSU Horticulture Department

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