Seminars

Current research discussions are presented by Graduate level students and NMSU faculty. Graduate Enrichment Seminar's are only held throughout Spring and Fall Semesters. Seminars will take place in Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 200, unless otherwise indicated.

Seminar Speaker Title
January 25 at 3:30PM- Dr. Dale Rucker, Chief Technical Officer, HydroGeophysics, Inc. Tucson AZ, adjunct faculty, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, NMSU (GT auditorium)"Electrical Resistivity and Induced Polarization: Valuable Tools for Mapping the Subsurface"
February 2 at 3:30PM- Sabine Green, Floriculture Program Coordinator, NMSU (GT auditorium)"Coaching Creatively: Moving from concrete to abstract thinking in learning floral design"
February 9 at 3:30PM
Leonard Lauriault, Superintendent and Forage Crop Management Scientist, Tucumcari Agricultural Science Center (GT auditorium)

Dr. Sangu Angadi, Crop Stress Physiologist, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences and Agricultural Science Center at Clovis, NMSU (GT auditorium)

"Relay Intercropping with Cover Crops Improves Fall Forage Potential of Sweet Corn Stover"

"Dual Purpose Winter Canola for Crop Diversification in the High Plains"
February 16 at 3:30PM- PES Graduate Students (GT auditorium)"3 Minute "Lightning" Presentations "
February 23 at 3:30PM- Randall Montgomery, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, NMSU (GT auditorium)"Evaluating Southwestern Maize Across Multiple Environments to Identify Stress Tolerant Candidates for Use as a Forage and Future Development"
March 2 at 3:30PM
Jack McCoy, Masters Candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Alonso Garcia, Masters Candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Evaluation of Powdery Mildew Resistance in Capsicum species"

"Evaluating guar genotypes under various irrigation regimes in southwestern New Mexico"
March 9 at 3:30PM- Dr. Koffi Djaman, Assistant Professor of Cropping systems, irrigation technology and water conservation, Agricultural Science Center, Farmington (GT auditorium)"Deficit irrigation strategies for improving crop water use efficiency under semiarid dry climate"
March 16 at 3:30PM
Sa'Rae Montoya, Masters Candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Vesh Thapa, Masters Candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Carotenoid and lipid synthesis of a Chlorococcum sp."

"Soil Carbon and Nitrogen dynamics under different tillage systems and cover cropping in a dry-land corn-sorghum rotation"
March 23-Spring Break No Seminar
March 30-Spring Holiday No Seminar
April 6 No Seminar
April 13 at 3:30PM- Gaurav Jha, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)"Rapid and in-situ analysis of metals in soils using the field portable X-Ray Fluorescence (PXRF)"
April 20 at 3:30PM- Joel Adrian Hernandez, Doctoral Candidate, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez (GT auditorium)"Improved rotorod technique for measuring airborne particles during natural and anthropogenic dust storms"
April 27 at 3:30PM- Dr. Hatim Geli, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal and Range Sciences, NMSU (GT auditorium)"Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration from Field to Regional Scale Applications"
May 4 at 3:30PM- Dr. Lixin Jin, Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso (GT auditorium)"Accumulation of pedogenic carbonates in the irrigated agricultural soils of southwest US: an important CO2 efflux from dryland to atmosphere"
May 11 -Exam Week No Seminar