CAES: Plant Science Day

Plant Science Day
 

 AUGUST 4, 1999

Lockwood Farm, Hamden

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SAMUEL W. JOHNSON LECTURE


Susan O. Faulkner
President of the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, 1995-1997
Let's Color Connecticut Green: Marketing our Plant Industry

If you would like a copy of Susan O. Faulkner's lecture
please e-mail your request to: Vickie.Bomba@po.state.ct.us

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SHORT TALKS

Beetles vs. Adelgids: Who’s Winning? Mark S. McClure
Encouraging results with releases of more than 100,000 predator ladybird beetles in 15 towns
in Connecticut have spawned a cooperative effort in nine additional states.

Arsenic in Pressure-Treated Wood David E. Stilwell
The environmental effects of use of CCA, copper, chromium, and arsenic, to treat wood will be discussed.

Biotechnology and Plant Science Neil P. Schultes
Basic genetic research and manipulation of DNA and genes is laying the groundwork for future crop improvement.

New Chestnuts for Connecticut Sandra L. Anagnostakis
The Experiment Station is evaluating blight-resistant chestnut trees for wood production and for good tasting nuts.

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