Upcoming talks by Plant, Soil and Nutrition Research Unit scientists
April 11 -- Department of Plant Breeding Seminar, Cornell University Leon Kochian, Research Leader, US Plant, Soil and Nutrition Laboratory "Map-based cloning and characterization of AltSB - A major aluminum tolerance gene in sorghum"
April 20 -- Ross Welch is invited to give a seminar at Michigan State University to the faculty, staff and students involved in plant science research, East Lansing, MI. Title of the seminar is “Harvesting Better Nutrition: the HarvestPlus Biofortification Plant Breeding Program”.
June 24-28 -- Ross Welch is invited to give a presentation at the International Food Technology Symposium, Orlando, FL – Title of the invited symposium presentation is “Harvesting Health – Enhancing the Nutritional Quality of Food Crops”.
July 3-7 -- Ross Welch is invited to give the opening ceremony lecture at the 13th International Symposium on Iron Nutrition and Interactions in Plants, Montpellier, France, July 3-7, 2006. Title of the lecture is: “Farming for Health – Agricultural Perspectives on the Global Iron Deficiency Crisis – the Ways and Means to Sustainable Solutions”