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December 24-28, 2012

Hands-on Workshop on Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

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Pune, Maharashtra, India

Eligibility: UG/PG/PhD students, faculty, scientists as well as people working in industry in the field of Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Sciences and related subject areas

December 18-19, 2012

Crop Management Conference

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University of Missouri

Columbia Holiday Inn Executive Center, near Interstate 70 - Columbia , MO, United States

December 12-12, 2012

Webinar on transplants

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University of Illinois

Online, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m - Urbana, IL, United States

The presenters will discuss planting media, crop planning, dealing with environmental factors (such as temperature and moisture), and planting out successful transplants.

December 11-11, 2012

HGCA Agronomists' Conference

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Home-Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA)

Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground - Peterborough, United Kingdom

Latest technical developments from HGCA research including: First analysis of this year's independent fungicide performance trials; Latest thinking on Fusarium mycotoxins; New information on saddle gall midge; Understanding thresholds for pollen beetle control; Market u...

December 3-5, 2012

Row Crops Short Course

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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University, Bost Extension Center - Bost , MS, United States

Will cover new research findings and information related to the state’s major row crops. Speakers: John Beasley, University of Georgia, peanut production; Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee, managing insect pests in corn; etc.

December 3-7, 2012

Seed Business 101 Horticulture

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Seed Biotechnology Centre at UC Davis

Davis, CA, United States

Created to accelerate the careers of promising new employees and young managers. The course has already attended by over 120 seed professionals. It gives participants a broad understanding of the major aspects of a seed company’s operations and cross-departmental know...

December 3-7, 2012

Seed Captain Program - Module: Breeder Language

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International Seed Academy

Bangkok , Thailand

November 28-29, 2012

Integrated Crop Management Conference

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Iowa State University

Iowa State University, Scheman Continuing Education Building - Ames, IA, United States

November 27-29, 2012

Workshop - Insumos para Agricultura Sustentável

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Embrapa Clima Temperado - Pelotas, RS, Brazil

November 26-30, 2012

CURSO: "Utilização e biossegurança ambiental de culturas geneticamente modificadas"

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Nia (Núcleo de Informação para o Agronegócio) da Embrapa Milho e Sorgo, que fica na rodovia MG 424, km 45 - Sete Lagoas, MG, Brazil

November 26-30, 2012

Thematic school " membrane transport in plant ", in the Master's degree framework " Functional Biology of Plants / biotechnologies of tropical Plants"

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Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)

Institute for Integrative Plant Biology (IBIP), Campus de la Gaillarde - Montpellier, France

L'Ecole thématique présentera les démarches de recherche visant à comprendre, par des approches biophysiques, moléculaires, génomiques et de physiologie intégrative, les processus de transport d’eau, d'ions minéraux, et de molécules organiques au travers de...

November 26-30, 2012

Seed Conservation Techniques

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia - Brasília, DF, Brazil

November 19-23, 2012

Técnicas de análise proteômica: digestão in gel e identificação de proteínas por espectrometria de massa

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia - Brasília, DF, Brazil

November 19-22, 2012

WISP Course on Wheat Genetics

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John Innes Center

John Innes Centre - Norwich, United Kingdom

The aim of this course is to offer training in the genetic analysis methodologies employed in WISP at the John Innes Centre. The participants will gain the skills necessary to apply these methodologies in their own research.

November 12-16, 2012

Hands-on Workshop on Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

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Pune, Maharashtra, India

Eligibility: UG/PG/PhD students, faculty, scientists as well as people working in industry in the field of Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Sciences and related subject areas

November 1, 2012 - December 6, 2012

COURSE - Cross-Pollinated Crop Breeding

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University of Nebraska

On the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus or entirely online via the Internet. - Lincoln, NE, United States

Course emphasizes standard breeding methods and theories associated with population movement of cross-pollinated crops and self-pollinated crops that are forced to cross-pollinate.

October 31, 2012 - November 1, 2012

SCRI Zebra Chip Annual Reporting Session

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Crowne Plaza Hotel Riverwalk - San Antonio, TX, United States

October 29, 2012 - November 5, 2012

Curso de Pós-Colheita de Hortaliças

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Hortaliças - Rodovia Brasília/Anápolis, Brazil

October 29-31, 2012

Curso de Capacitação para Operadores de Unidades de Beneficiamento de Sementes

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APROSESC

Chapecó, SC, Brazil

informações e inscrições: aprosesc@gmail.com / (47) 3622.4084

October 29, 2012 - November 2, 2012

Seed Captain Program - Module: Seed Health & Pathology

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International Seed Academy

Kasetsart University - Bangkok, Thailand

The aim of this course is to provide understanding and enable the participants to master the important aspects in seed health and pathology which is essential in current competitive nature of the seed industry that prioritizes production of high quality seed that is fre...

October 22-24, 2012

XII Curso sobre Tecnologia de Produçáo de Sementes de Hortaliças

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Mossoró, RN, Brazil

Estudantes, professores e profissionais das áreas de melhoramento genético, tecnologia de sementes e produção de hortaliças na Região Nordeste vão ter a oportunidade de aprofundar os conhecimentos em torno dos avanços tecnológicos e participar de discussões so...

September 26-28, 2012

14th Annual Fall Symposium

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Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center - St. Louis, MO, United States

Synthetic and systems biology.

September 26-28, 2012

SEMINAR - ISTA Seminar on Statistics in Seed Testing

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International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)*

Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The aim of the seminar is to provide a forum where seed testing professionals can increase there level of understanding of statistical methods/analysis associated with seed testing and to gain confidence in using statistical tools that have been provided by the ISTA Sta...

September 25-27, 2012

II Workshop Manejo Fitossanitário

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Auditório da Faculdade de Agronomia Eliseu Maciel - Pelotas , RS, Brazil

Neste Workshop serão abordados assuntos atuais sobre problemas fitossanitários na cultura da soja, contemplando temas relacionados ao manejo das principais doenças, insetos praga e plantas invasoras na cultura, contando com a participação de importantes palestrante...

September 25, 2012 - October 30, 2012

COURSE - Germplasm and Genes

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University of Nebraska

On the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus or entirely online via the Internet - Lincoln, NE, United States

Course focuses on the importance of creating the necessary genetic variation resources for conventional and modern plant breeding programs.

September 24-28, 2012

ISTA Workshop on Vigour, Moisture & Tetrazolium Testing

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International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)*

Tullamarine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The aim of the workshop is to both inform participants on vigour, moisture and tetrazolium testing methodology in a range of species but also to provide a forum where questions relating to these methodologies can be discussed.

September 17-19, 2012

WORKSHOP - ISTA Workshop on Germination

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International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)*

Canadian Food Inspection Agency seed laboratory - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

This workshop aims at presenting and discussing the principles of the ISTA germination test, seedling evaluations for different species, results calculations and reporting plus aspects of quality management linked to germination testing.

September 17-21, 2012

57o Curso Diacom: Tetrazólio e Patologia de Sementes

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Soja - Londrina, Parana, Brazil

September 16-19, 2012

XVIII Congresso Brasileiro de Sementes

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Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia de Sementes (ABRATES)

Espaço de Convençoes Centro Sul - Florianópolis , SC, Brazil

September 11-14, 2012

WORKSHOP - ISTA Workshop on Vigour

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20/20 Seeds Labs Inc.

20/20 Seed Labs Inc. - Nisku, Alberta, Canada

Introduction to seed vigour and its importance in crop production - Conductivity test - Controlled deterioration test - Radicle emergence test: development and validation - Accelerated ageing test for soyabeans - Seed vigour and seed treatments - Physiological basis of ...

September 10-14, 2012

Hands-on Workshop on Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

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Pune, Maharashtra, India

Eligibility: UG/PG/PhD students, faculty, scientists as well as people working in industry in the field of Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Sciences and related subject areas

September 10, 2012 - November 30, 2012

31st International Vegetable Training Course - "Vegetables: From Seed to Table and Beyond"

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AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center

AVRDC - Tainan, Taiwan

Module I: From Seed to Harvest (10 Sept. - 5 Oct. 2012) Module II: From Harvest to Table - (8 Oct. - 2 Nov. 2012) Module III: Vegetables for Sustainable Development - (5 Nov. - 30 Nov. 2012)

September 4-7, 2012

TRAINING PROGRAM - Phenomics for Tolerance to Stresses

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Barwale Foundation

Barwale Foundation, Barwale Chambers, # 3-6-666, Street No. 10, Himayathnagar - Hyderabad, India

September 2-5, 2012

24th EUCARPIA Symposium 2012 - Section Ornamentals: "Ornamental Breeding Worldwide"

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EUCARPIA - European Association for Research on Plant Breeding

Research Institute of Horticulture, Skierniewice - Warsaw, Poland

August 31, 2012 - September 5, 2012

Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Technical Workshop

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Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)

Friendship Hotel - Beijing, China

August 27-31, 2012

Seed Captain Program - Module: Seed Longevity, Drying & Storage

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International Seed Academy

Rhino Research Seed Technology Lab - Phichit, Phitsanulok, Thailand

This module will assess the existing technologies and introduce newer systems as well. Practical sessions will ensure the total understanding of drying systems and their relation to the physiology of the seeds.

August 27-31, 2012

Curso de Produção de Hortaliças

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Hortaliças - Brasília, DF, Brazil

August 27-31, 2012

Hands-on Workshop on Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

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Pune, Maharashtra, India

Eligibility: UG/PG/PhD students, faculty, scientists as well as people working in industry in the field of Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Sciences and related subject areas.

August 21, 2012 - September 20, 2012

COURSE - Self-Pollinated Crop Breeding

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University of Nebraska

On the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus or entirely online via the Internet - Lincoln, NE, United States

Course covers the common breeding methods used to improve self-pollinated crops, such as wheat, rice and barley, and the theoretical basis for self-pollinated crop breeding.

August 20-24, 2012

II Curso de Tecnologia Pós-Colheita em Frutas e Hortaliças

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Instrumentação - Rua XV de Novembro, 1452. Centro - São Carlos, SP, Brazil

August 15-16, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Seed Corn / Soybean Quality Testing

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Iowa State University

Ames, IA, United States

August 13-17, 2012

Federal Seed Schools

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USDA

USDA AMS Seed Regulatory & Testing Division, 801 Summit Crossing Place, Suite C - Gastonia, NC, United States

The first three and a half days will focus on purity and identification of similar crop and weed species, with emphasis on identification of noxious-weed seeds. Other topics such as the uniform blowing procedure, ryegrass fluorescence, and pure seed definitions will b...

August 8-10, 2012

Curso de Analise de Imagens de Sementes e Plantulas

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Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia de Sementes (ABRATES)

ESALQ, Anfiteatro - Piracicaba , SP, Brazil

August 7-7, 2012

WEBINAR - "Testing for Exports" Webinar Series - Part 2

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am Central U.S. time - Brookings, SD, United States

August 7-9, 2012

Ag & Food HR Roundtable

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Holiday Inn and Convention Center - Springdale, Arkansas, United States

August 6-9, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Seed Corn Conditioning

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

August 2-2, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Gravity Separation

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

July 31-31, 2012

WEBINAR - "Testing for Exports" Webinar Series - Part 2

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am Central U.S. time - Brookings, SD, United States

July 31-31, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Gravity Separation

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

July 26, 2012 - August 8, 2012

Curso Internacional sobre Produção Sustentável de Hortaliças

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Hortaliças - Brasília, DF, Brazil

July 23-26, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Soybean & Small Grain Seed Conditioning

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

July 23-27, 2012

Agronomix Software, Training Course

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Agronomix Software, Inc.

Adelaide, SA, Australia

July 17-19, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Specialty Seed Conditioning

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

July 16-20, 2012

7o Curso de Vigor para Semente de Soja

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Soja - Londrina, Paraná, Brazil

July 11-11, 2012

WEBINAR - Managing through the drought

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American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

From noon to 1:30 p.m. CT - Online, United States

A panel of experts will discuss drought-related topics, including assessing crops and their condition, management recommendations for various situations, risk management, and insurance. A question and answer session will follow the panel discussion.

July 10-12, 2012

Food Barley Uses Short Course

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Northern Crops Institute (NCI)

Fargo, ND, United States

Course will provide comprehensive information on barley from nutrition to functionality, market trends of barley food products, how to outsource barley, and a tour of a barley processing facility.

July 9-12, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Soybean & Small Grain Seed Conditioning

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

June 29-30, 2012

2012 2nd International Conference on Environmental and Agriculture Engineering (ICEAE 2012)

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Jeju Island, Korea

The aim of the ICEAE conference series is to provide a forum for laying the foundations of a new principled approach to Environmental and Agriculture Engineering.

June 27-28, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Seed Treatment

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

June 20-22, 2012

6º Curso de Atualização em Fitossanidade e Tecnologia de Aplicação

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Auditório do SESC - Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

June 19-19, 2012

10th Annual Environmental and Conservation Seed Workshop

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American Seed Trade Association (ASTA)*

USDA headquarters - Beltsville, MD, United States

June 18-21, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Seed Corn Conditioning

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

June 18-22, 2012

International Course on Seed Physiology and Technology

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Breedwise BV

Wageningen,, Netherlands

The course presents the scientific background for seed production, seed quality control and seed treatments. It also provides an overview of the latest new developments in seed research and seed handling.

June 18-29, 2012

Plant Variety Protection Course

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International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)

Naktuinbouw - Wageningen, Netherlands

The course aims at facilitating the introduction and practical implementation of Plant Breeders' Rights (Plant Variety Protection) in countries where legislation on this matter is being developed or has recently been passed.

June 14-14, 2012

WEBINAR - Discussion of the Canadian variety registration system of the Prairie Grain Development Committee

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Canadian Grain Commission (CGC)

Online at at 2:00 pm CDT - Winnipeg, MB, Canada

This webinar will focus on the variety registration for wheat and will help answer many questions about how this process works in Western Canada, who is involved and how producers, grain industry and customers benefit.

June 13-15, 2012

New developments in food science: realising the potential of 'omics' technologies

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The Lakeside Conference Centre, Sand Hutton - York, United Kingdom

International speakers will present work demonstrating the step changes that 'omics' technologies are set to deliver in their respective sectors. The event will also host a state-of-the art exhibition focussed on 'omics' technologies.

June 12-14, 2012

30th ISTA Seed Symposium

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International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)*

Antalya, Turkey

The overall theme of the symposium will be: "Evaluation of seed quality: a key step in exploiting the benefits of plant breeding and genetic conservation"

June 11-15, 2012

Seed Business 101 Field Crops

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Seed Biotechnology Centre at UC Davis

Minneapolis, MN, United States

One week course designed to expose the participants to the five functional areas of a seed company. During each of the 4 case studies, participants assume a different functional responsibility within the company.

June 11-22, 2012

COURSE & SYMPOSIUM - Plant Breeding for Drought Tolerance

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University of Nebraska

Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO, United States

Researchers at Colorado State University are offering a 3-credit course targeted to graduate students in the plant sciences, as well as to professionals in the public and private sectors.

June 11-15, 2012

Seed Business 101 Field Crops

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Seed Biotechnology Centre at UC Davis

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

One week course designed to expose the participants to the five functional areas of a seed company (R&D, production, operations, sales and marketing and administration). By creating a virtual seed company and case studies for each functional area, the course content is...

June 11-14, 2012

VI Congresso Brasileiro de Soja (CBSoja)

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Centro de Eventos do Pantanal - Cuiab , MT, Brazil

No VI CBSoja sero debatidos assuntos como cenrios de insumos agrcolas; mudanas climticas; manejo de pragas, doenas e plantas daninhas; melhoramento gentico, armazenagem de gros, integrao lavoura-pecuria e floresta; produtividade com sustentabilidade, entre ou...

June 11-11, 2012

ISTA Seminar on New developments and technologies in seed testing

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International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)*

Venlo, Netherlands

June 11-14, 2012

International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Annual Meeting 2012

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International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)*

On the premises of the World Horticultural Expo, Floriade 2012 - Venlo, Netherlands

The aim of the meeting is to discuss and decide on proposals for changes to the ISTA International Rules of Seed Testing, and business items of the Association, with the international participation of ISTA delegates and representatives from both the seed industry and go...

June 9-9, 2012

ISTA Variety Workshop

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Naktuinbouw

Naktuinbouw - Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands

June 6-7, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Color Sorting - Satake

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Ames, IA, United States

June 6-8, 2012

COURSE - Seed Regulation, Quality Assurance & Certification

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Barwale Foundation

Barwale Foundation, Barwale Chambers, Research and Training Institute - Hyderabad, AP, India

June 6-9, 2012

ISTA Workshop on Flower Seed Testing

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International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)*

Naktuinbouw - Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands

June 4-5, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Color Sorting - Satake

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Iowa State University

Ames, IA, United States

May 27-30, 2012

2012 World Potato Congress

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World Potato Congress

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

'Think global. Win local' - focusing on key global issues, but also translating them into practical actions relevant wherever potatoes are produced or consumed.

May 22-24, 2012

Iowa State University workshop - Commercial Popcorn Conditioning

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Iowa State University

Ames, IA, United States

May 22-22, 2012

64th International Symposium on Crop Protection

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University of Ghent

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653 - Ghent, Belgium

The Symposium will focus on new developments in all aspects of crop protection.

May 7-11, 2012

Seed Quality Workshop

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Brookings, SD, United States

This rare training opportunity is appropriate for Quality Assurance personnel, seed technologists, those sitting for technologist exams, companies shipping internationally, and others who are interested in seed testing analysis.

April 25-27, 2012

Regional Course on Research Management for Executives

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SEAMEO SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center

SEARCA - Los Banos, Philippines

April 23-27, 2012

56o Curso Diacom: Tetrazólio e Patologia de Sementes

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Soja - Londrina, Parana, Brazil

April 23-23, 2012

Wheat Field Day

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Texas A&M AgriLife

Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1619 Garner Field Rd - Uvalde, TX, United States

April 23-27, 2012

Federal Seed Schools

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USDA

USDA AMS Seed Regulatory & Testing Division, 801 Summit Crossing Place, Suite C - Gastonia, NC, United States

The first three and a half days will focus on purity and identification of similar crop and weed species, with emphasis on identification of noxious-weed seeds. Other topics such as the uniform blowing procedure, ryegrass fluorescence, and pure seed definitions will be...

April 23-26, 2012

AOSA Seed Analyst: Germination Short Course

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Iowa State University Seed Science Center - Ames, IA, United States

Germination week explores the processes involved in seed germination, AOSA & ISTA Rules, seedling evaluation, seed dormancy, vigor, seed longevity and deterioration, tetrazolium (TZ) testing, testing for biotech traits, and other special tests. One full day is dedicat T...

April 17-17, 2012

Next Generation Sequencing in Arabidopsis Research Workshop

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The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC)

Norwich, United Kingdom

April 16-19, 2012

AOSA Seed Analyst: Purity Short Course

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Iowa State University, Seed Science Center

Iowa State University Seed Science Center - Ames, IA, United States

Purity week consists of lecture and laboratory practice on seed structure, seed identification, purity analysis, sampling and dividing, seed laws, and tolerances. Attendees will conduct purity analyses and perform seed identification separations on at least 10 different...

April 13-13, 2012

1st Annual Cornell University Graduate Student Plant Breeding Symposium

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Cornell University

Cornell University Mann Library - Ithaca, NY, United States

"Wild and forgotten: conservation, characterization and utilization of orphan crops and wild relatives"

April 9-20, 2012

Curso de Controle Biológico de Pragas

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Recursos genéticos e Biotecnologia (PCBI e PCB II) - Brasilia, DF, Brazil

April 5-5, 2012

WEBINAR - Vigor Test - Stressing Low Vigor Seeds

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am Central U.S. time - Brookings, SD, United States

Concepts of vigor testing to be covered are: Accelerated Aging, Electrical Conductivity, Saturated Salt Accelerated Aging and an in depth comparison cold test methods including box, rolled towel, tray and saturated colds plus a discussion on use of check samples and exp...

March 30-30, 2012

CURSO - Calidad de semillas y cómo podemos evaluarlas

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Holiday Inn Express - Rosario, Argentina

March 29-29, 2012

WEBINAR - Vigor Test - Stressing Low Vigor Seeds

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am Central U.S. time - Brookings, SD, United States

Concepts of vigor testing to be covered are: Accelerated Aging, Electrical Conductivity, Saturated Salt Accelerated Aging and an in depth comparison cold test methods including box, rolled towel, tray and saturated colds plus a discussion on use of check samples and exp...

March 26-27, 2012

Cereal Foliar Disease Management Workshop

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Meridien Hotel - North Adelaide, SA, Australia

March 22-22, 2012

WEBINAR - Seed Moisture Testing

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 AM Central U.S. time - Brookings, SD, United States

Our webinar covers the principles of moisture determination and the instruments used to determine seed moisture. Accurate seed moisture measurements are essential throughout seed production harvest and storage.

March 22-22, 2012

WEBINAR - Mix Tank 2.0

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Precision Laboratories

Online at 10:00 a.m. central U.S. time - Waukegan, IL, United States

Please join us for a 25-minute webinar as Precision Laboratories unveils a major update to their award-winning Mix Tank app. Overview of the app's enhanced capabilities for agricultural applicators.

March 20-23, 2012

ISTA Workshop on Seed Sampling of Agricultural Seeds

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International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)*

Chisinau, Moldova

Lectures on principles of sampling, ISTA Handbook on Seed Sampling, training aspects for samplers, audit elements licensed samplers. Practical work: Sampling of cereals and other species in bags, big bags and boxes. Further species of interest asked for by participants ...

March 19-21, 2012

Sustainability in Agriculture: A Bayer Executive Course

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Bayer CropScience LP (U.S.)

The Umstead Hotel & Spa - Cary, NC, United States

March 14-14, 2012

WEBINAR - Impatiens Downy Mildew

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Online 2:00 to 3:00 pm U.S. Eastern time - Willoughby, United States

March 14-14, 2012

26th Annual Illinois-Indiana Seed Conditioning Workshop

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Illinois Crop Improvement Association, Inc. (ICIA)

Hawthorn Suites - Champaign, IL, United States

The program, which will cover a variety of topics, is designed for individuals who operate seed equipment, work with seed plants and handle and harvest seed.

March 13-13, 2012

WEBINAR - Seed dormancy: physical, physiological, morphological

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am U.S. Central time - Brookings, SD, United States

We will review the primary dormancy Exogenous and Endogenous factors plus methods to relieve these types of dormancy. We will also cover after-ripening, effects of light and causes of secondary dormancy.

March 8-8, 2012

WEBINAR - Fungi and Mycotoxins

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am U.S. Central time - Brookings, SD, United States

We will review the impact that field and storage fungi has on seed quality and the fungi/germination interaction model. Species to be covered include: Fusarium, Diplodia, Aspergillus, Penicillium, Rhizopus, Cercospera, and Phomopsis.

March 7-9, 2012

Workshop de Milho Transgénico: Realidade e Perspectivas para o Brasil

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Sete Lagoas, MG, Brazil

March 5-10, 2012

American Seed Trade Association's 25th Management Academy

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American Seed Trade Association (ASTA)*

Purdue University's Center for Food and Agricultural Business - West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

March 5-16, 2012

III Curso Internacional de Manejo da Cultura do Arroz

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Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa)

Embrapa Arroz e Feijo - Santo Antnio de Gois, Gois, Brazil

March 5-8, 2012

COURSE - Seed Industry Program 2012

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Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt Ltd

Hyderabad, India

The program will enhance the ability of the participants to understand emerging issues and develop strategic solutions to augment business through deeper understanding of research management, technology access through licensing, regulatory compliance, market access fact...

March 1-1, 2012

WEBINAR - Damage & Handling: Factors and Assessment of Seed Damage

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am U.S. Central time - Brookings, SD, United States

This webinar relates production and processing to seed quality through analysis of types of physical damage expressed in seeds and seedlings. Impact and abrasion damage test methods are explained along with dicot and monocot examples.

February 29-29, 2012

APSA Researchers' Workshop: From Genome Sequencing to Crop Improvement

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Asia & Pacific Seed Association (APSA)*

Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall - Pattaya, Thailand

February 23-23, 2012

WEBINAR - Seed Viability - How good is the field population ?

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am U.S. Central time - Brookings, SD, United States

Germination, tetrazolium and other viabililty tests will be reviewed.

February 16-16, 2012

Seed Germination - Physiological and Physical Aspects

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am U.S. Central time - Brookings, SD, United States

February 10-11, 2012

Indian Seed Congress 2012

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National Seed Association of India (NSAI)

Pune Marriott Hotel & Convention Center - Pune, Maharashtra, India

February 9-9, 2012

Seed Central BRAINSTORMING

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Seed Central

Bowley Science Center, UC Davis from 3:00 to 4:30 pm - Davis, CA, United States

Topic: The talent pipeline - Medium and long term human resources requirements in the seed industry. A brainstorming session with UC Davis leaders and faculty.

February 7-7, 2012

WEBINAR - Solutions for De Novo Genome Assembly

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DNAStar, Inc.

Online at 2:30 pm U.S. Eastern time - Needham, MA, United States

February 7-7, 2012

WEBINAR - Chemistry of Seeds - Factors that affect seed quality

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am U.S. Central time - Brookings, SD, United States

This webinar discusses these genetic and environmental factors along with storage compounds including carbohydrates, lipids, protein and other compounds. The third class in our Seed Biology Series.

February 7-8, 2012

Seed Sampler Workshop

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

SGS Brookings laboratory - Brookings , SD, United States

The following topics will be reviewed: ISTA and AOSA sampling rules, sampling methods, sealing seed lots, subdividing samples, review of ISTA certificates and their use.

February 7, 2012 - March 8, 2012

COURSE - Online plant breeding course: Advanced Plant Breeding Topics

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University of Nebraska

Offered by the Dept. of Agronomy & Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Online graduate-level course offered for noncredit professional development. Topic for 2012 is "Genotype by Environment Interaction." Students will learn about the phenotypic plasticity of genotypes as they develop in different environments, and how this impacts plant...

February 6-8, 2012

Data-Intensive Computing in Biology Workshop

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The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC)

Merrison Lecture Theatre, STFC Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus - Warrington, United Kingdom

The workshop will look at the computational challenges in data-driven biology. It will bring together hardware experts and scientists involved in challenging data-driven disciplines.

February 6-10, 2012

Agronomix Software, Training Course

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Agronomix Software, Inc.

St. Louis, MO, United States

February 2-2, 2012

WEBINAR - Life after fertilization: seed formation and development

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am Central US time - Brookings, SD, United States

January 26-26, 2012

WEBINAR - Flowering processes in plants - The amazing world of seed reproduction

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online at 10:00 am Central U.S. time - Brookings, SD, United States

This 60 minute webinar is the first class in our Seed Biology Series which is similar to a college course where weekly classes are held January through April. You may register for the whole series or individual classes.

January 26-26, 2012

Oilseed Production Workshop

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Washington State University

Hill Ray Plaza - Colfax, WA, United States

January 24-24, 2012

Oilseed Production Workshop

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Washington State University

Community Center - Odessa, WA, United States

January 23-26, 2012

COURSE - Seed Industry Program

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Turkish Seed Industry Association (TURKTED)

Paloma Renaissance Antalya Beach Resort & SPA - Antalya, Turkey

Sharing the most recent developments and innovations in the world seed industry. Trends & strategies; Research & technology management; Regulations; Markets & marketing

January 16-19, 2012

III Curso Teorico-Pratico de Capacitaçao de Analista de Sementes

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Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia de Sementes (ABRATES)

UFLA - Lavras, MG, Brazil

January 16, 2012 - October 15, 2013

COURSE - International Postgraduate Course in Plant Breeding

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Wageningen University

Wageningen University - Wageningen, Netherlands

This course covers all theoretical and some practical subjects that are necessary for managing a professional breeding programme. It includes both basic and more complex breeding and selection methods. Also, new technological developments and their application in breedi...

January 16-20, 2012

Seed Business 101

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Seed Biotechnology Centre at UC Davis

Wimauma, FL, United States

Designed for new employees in the seed industry, the course teaches what everyone must know about the main functional areas of a seed company in order to perform optimally in the team as quickly as possible and avoid mistakes.

January 10-12, 2012

IV Curso Teorico-Pratico Formaçao de Amostradores de Sementes

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Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia de Sementes (ABRATES)

UFLA - Lavras, MG, Brazil

September 1, 2010 - June 30, 2012

Plant Breeding Academy, Class III (September 2010 - June 2012)

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Seed Biotechnology Centre at UC Davis

University of California - Davis, California, United States

This two-year course addresses the reduced number of plant breeders being trained in academic programs around the world. The program targets working professionals who desire to become fully trained plant breeders while maintaining their current employment...


  

 

 

 

 

 

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