The goal of this module is to introduce the basic concepts of using genetic markers to identify QTL and of estimating marker-trait associations, and to expose students to applications of these methodologies.
Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN, United States
Focuses on the practical application of general management concepts that are critical to the long-term success of seed firms. The core management courses form the foundation of the academy and are designed to broaden your general management abilities.
Fayette County office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service - Lexington, KY, United States
Speakers include UK College of Agriculture extension forage specialists, Kentucky alfalfa producers and the conference’s keynote speaker Dennis Hancock, extension forage specialist at the University of Georgia.
The Small Farm Webinar Series is a weekly on-line educational series for the small farm community. It provides practical knowledge on emerging topics to advance local food production in Illinois. This series of online events will look at how leading practices in product...
Okemos Conference Center - Okemos, MI, United States
IPMA13 will address the weather challenges of the 2012 production season with the help of Dr. Jonathan Comstock from the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University. Dr. Comstock will address shifting weather patterns and the related impacts affecting agricultural...
Online, 6:00 to 7:30 PM - Urbana, Illinois, United States
Will cover every aspect of tomato production for fresh market growers and will look at field tomatoes as well as tomatoes grown in high tunnels. Session topics: water management, pest control, pruning/training, growth/culture, fertility, disease management, harvesting, ...
UC Davis, Plant & Environmental Sciences Building (Room 3001) - Davis, CA, United States
1:30 to 2:45 pm - Research & technology presentations. Speakers: DR. Hiro Nonogaki, Washington State University - Topic: Gene switches and miRNA to control seed development - Dr. Lindsey du Toit, Washington State University - Topic: Seed borne diseases
Seed Biotechnology Center at UC Davis - Davis, CA, United States
The course presents the scientific background for production, handling, storage and quality control procedures in the seed industry. It updates participants on new information in these topics, including seed pathology and seed enhancement. The course targets professiona...
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces - Las Cruces, NM, United States
Practical solutions for growers, processors and producers. Research solutions on disease & pest management. Latest updates on best management practices and food safety. Commercial booths and current NMSU research poster displays.
On the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus or entirely online via the Internet. - Lincoln, NE, United States
Course covers classical concepts of heterosis; genetic hypotheses for hybrid vigor; quantitative genetics of heterosis; new tools to study hybrid vigor, structure and function; organization of germplasm into heterotic groups; prediction of heterosis and hybrid performan...
This course was created, with input from industry executives, to accelerate the careers of promising new employees and young managers. It gives participants a broad understanding of the major aspects of a seed company’s operations and cross-departmental knowledge of b...
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