2020 AAIC Webinar Series
Please join us for a series of online presentation by an international panel of speakers who will share recent advances on topics related to industrial crops research and development. Each presentation will be 20 minutes with time for Q&A session.
September 8, 2020, 8-10AM PDT (5-7PM CEST)
Dr. Dimitrios Argyropoulos, School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, University of Dublin, Ireland
"Postharvest processing: The crucial link in the value chain of medicinal plant production"
Dr. Henry Brockman, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Albany, WA, Australia
"Challenges to the establishment of a guayule industry in Australia"
Dr. Russ Gesch, USDA-ARS North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory, Morris, MN, USA
"Closing agronomic and breeding gaps for commercialization of camelina and pennycress"
Dr. Marisol Berti, Dept. of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA
"Biomass sorghum: the most promising energy crop in the northern Great Plains"
Dr. Dilpreet Bajwa, Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA
"Cellulosic fibers – An evolution from macroscale to nanoscale applications"
September 9, 2020, 8-10AM PDT (5-7PM CEST)
Dra. Diana Jasso de Rodríguez, Department of Plant Breeding, Universidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro, Coahuila, Mexico
"Species of the genus Flourensia (Asteraceae) native to the arid zones of Mexico, with potential for activities, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anticancer"
Dr. Seiji Takahashi, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
"Molecular mechanism of natural rubber biosynthesis"
Dr. Rick Bennett, Nuseed, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
"Carinata: An Emerging Biofuel Feedstock Platform"
Dr. Moritz von Cossel, Institute of Crop Science, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
"Bioenergy Cropping Systems of Tomorrow"
Dr. Eleni G. Papazoglou, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
"Growing fiber crops on contaminated lands as feedstock for biobased economy"