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
August 23 at 3:30 PM - First Friday Kickoff Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, NMSU (GT 194)NMSU researchers communicate their research in high speed lightning talks
September 6 at 3:30 PM - Sangu Angadi, Plant and Environmental Sciences, NMSU (GT auditorium)"Ecosystem services from circular buffer strips of native perennial grasses"
September 13 at 3:30 PM - David Schoep, NMSU Environmental Health and Safety (GT auditorium)"Annual laboratory environmental health and safety refresher course"
September 20 at 3:30 PM - NMSU China and Israel Delegates (GT auditorium)"Reports from the field: China Agricultural University and the Israel Exchange Program"
September 27 at 3:30 PM - Josh Hargraves, Nuclear Science and Engineering, Oregon State University (GT auditorium)"Phytoremediation of radioactive solis in Grants, NM"
October 4 at 3:30 PM - Brian Baldwin, PES Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient, MS State University (GT 194)"A path of forage research-from alfalfa to zoos"
October 11 at 3:30 PM -
Sarah Cerra, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Srijana Dura, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Reverse osmosis concentrate effects on soil characteristics and microbial habitat under Atriplex"

"Factors contributing to the reduction Phytopthora capsici blight in Jalapeno peppers"
October 18 at 3:30 PM -
William Bosland, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Jaylen Fuentes, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Soil surfactants improve soil and plant health"

"Visibility estimation for dust events on the Lordsburg Playa"
October 25 at 3:30 PM - Heike Bucking, Department of Biology and Microbiology, South Dakota State University(GT auditorium)"Fairtrade in beneficial plant-microbe interactions"
November 1 at 3:30 PM -
Jagdeep Singh, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Marwah Sobhan-Neyaz, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Response of desert crop guar under different irrigation practices in the Southern Great Plains"

"Comparison of swainsonine biosynthetic gene clusters among swainsonine-producing fungi"
November 8 at 3:30 PM - Jackson Powers, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)"Turfgrass plant water status influence on herbicide phytotoxicity and efficacy"
November15 at 3:30 PM - Hugo Gutierrez, Geological Sciences Department, University of Texas, El Paso (GT auditorium)"Water sourcing of woody desert vegetation: insights on the dynamics of soil-water-plants interactions in arid ecosystems"
November 22 at 3:30 PM -
Esmaiil Mokarighahroodi, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)
"Site-specific calibration and validation of TEROS 12 sensor performance in clay soils"
November 29 - No seminarThanksgiving break
December 6 at 3:30 PM -
Calen McKenzie, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Curt Pierce, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Profiling of photosynthetic pigments in lutescent capsicum mutants"

"Assessing water use efficiency in field-grown pecans under a partial root zone irrigation regime"