Viability of native seed is affected by collection and storage methods. Information on purity, germination and TZ testing methods will be presented along with a review morphology of dicot and monocotyledon natives and checking for seed fill prior to harvest.
University of Saskatchewan, CFIA's Seed Testing Laboratory, 301-421, Downey Road - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
This workshop aims at presenting and discussing the principles of the ISTA analytical Purity test, Pure Seed Definitions, the Other Seed Determination test, seed identification, results calculations and reporting plus aspects of quality management linked to analytical p...
Online course offered by the Dept. of Agronomy & Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Online graduate-level course offered for noncredit professional development. Course focuses on the importance of creating the necessary genetic variation resources for conventional and modern plant breeding programs.
SGS will cover five processes used to determine soybean cultivars: hilum check and seed characteristics, seed coat peroxidase reaction. hypocotyl color seedling growout test, electrophoresis, event ID using PCR/DNA based methods
Online at 1pm Eastern Daylight Time (GMT - 4:00) (12pm Central, 11am Mountain, 10am Pacific) - , United States
During this webinar, Dr. Heather Merk, The Ohio State University, will introduce R software for statistical analysis and demonstrate how R has been used to analyze tomato phenotypic data collected for the SolCAP project.
Will address the goals of the series and why growers should engage in social media. Presenters will define the objectives and review “return on investment” of engaging in social media and how it fits within the context of agriculture.
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
Protea Hotel - The Winkler in White River - Mpumalanga, South Africa
The sessions will focus on: GMO’s in developing countries, Plant and pest diseases – Reducing Environmental Footprint, Exploitation and Progress of GMO’s in Fruits, Flowers and Vegetables, Progress of GMO’s in other crops and Regulation and Legislation.
This webinar will discuss the common tests ordered on fall soybean production and also show photographs of symptoms/signs including seed coat mechanical damage, field and storage fungi and seedling abnormalities/vigor.
Jefferson Auditorium, USDA South Building, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W. - Washington, DC, United States
Experts from academia and industry will discuss the impact of gene flow in agriculture, and current and upcoming transgenic and non-transgenic technologies to control gene flow. Given the introduction of new crops for, diverse traits, biofuels, and production systems ai...
University of California - Davis, CA, United States
Oct 3-11: focus on annotation of individual species; main emphasis on lettuce but individual researchers may work in parallel to annotate other Compositae species. Oct 12: Workshop on analyses of synteny and comparative genomics; Oct 13-19: syntenic and evolutionary com...
The course will focus on plant breeding strategies and practices directed toward improving plant performance in moisture-stressed environments. Targeted to graduate students in the plant sciences, as well as to professionals in the public and private sectors.
All Things Organic and Natural Products Expo East - Baltimore, MD, United Kingdom
The course provides instruction in the seven principles of HACCP, how they relate to prerequisite and organic certification programs, how to write HACCP Plans and implement HACCP in organic food environments.
Online course offered by the Dept. of Agronomy & Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Lincoln, NE, United States
Online graduate-level course offered for noncredit professional development. Course covers common breeding methods used to improve self-pollinated crops, such as wheat, rice and barley, and theoretical basis for self-pollinated crop breeding.