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EPPN Seminar Schedule

Seminars take place on Mondays at 3 p.m. Pacific Time in Ag Science, Room 62 (unless otherwise indicated) or online via Zoom:

Jan. 23 — The Pest Friends Board Game: Engaging audiences in IPM — Video

  • Jason Thomas, UI Extension, Minidoka County

Jan. 30 — Keeping bees in the dark and cold might be the best thing for them — Video

  • Brandon Hopkins, WSU Entomology, Pullman

Feb. 6 — Chemical cues linked to risk: How organisms navigate conflict in a chemical world — Video

  • Anjel Helms, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M

Feb. 13 — Pathogens and endophytes of plants — Video

  • George Newcomb, Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences, U of I

Feb. 20 — Presidents day, No seminar

Feb. 27 — Sugar beet mediated interactions between belowground organisms — Video

  • Busra Sadic, EPPN

March 6 — Grazing, arthropods and sage grouse conservation in Idaho — Video

  • Grace Overlie, EPPN

March 13 — Spring break, No seminar 

March 20 — Reprogramming the plant vascular system: A viral approach to systemic disease — Video

  • James Culver, Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland

Wednesday, March 22 — Characterization and epidemiology of grapevine trunk diseases (GTD) in Idaho — Video

  • Madeline Kinnear, EPPN

March 27 — Weedy "Whistle Stops" for insect herbivores: Gut content analysis reveals non-crop sources of insect pests and vectors — Video

  • Rodney Cooper, YARL, ARS Wapato

April 3 — Mass trapping of adult sugar beet root maggot flies using pheromone-lure-baited bucket traps — Video

  • Beck Akhiwu, EPPN

April 10 — Assessment of the diversity of South American Globodera species by determining the pathotype and virulence of the Peruvian populations — Video

  • Bhupendra Bhatta, EPPN

Wednesday, April 12 — Do induced plant defenses impact acaricide resistance development? — Video

  • Anwar Bushnaq, EPPN

April 17 — If I had a hornet... Investigating the basic biology of Vespa mandarinia in its native range — Video

  • Chris Looney, Washington State Dept. of Agriculture, Olympia

April 24 — Toxic effects of the trap crop, Solanum sisymbriifolium, on the potato cyst nematode, Globodera pallidaVideo

  • Lindsay Shulz, EPPN

May 1 — Berries "N" Potatoes: A marriage of convenience — Video

  • Chakradhar Mattupalli, WSU Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center


University of Idaho

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2329
Moscow, ID 83844-2329

Phone: 208-885-3776