HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Media alert A look forward and a look back: 50 years of crop science

A special Golden Anniversary Symposium which highlights the scientific accomplishments of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) will be presented on Tuesday, Nov. 8 in Salt Lake City, UT, during the CSSA Annual Meetings. The event will be held at the Marriott Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon EF.

The day-long symposium that begins at 8am will showcase the pioneering work of crop science over the last 50 years coupled with the challenges and opportunities that face this science in the next half-century. The CSSA Golden Anniversary Symposium includes these presentations:

  • "Improving Lives: 50 Years of Crop Breeding, Genetics, and Cytology"
  • "Genetic Tools from Nature and the Nature of Genetic Tools"
  • "A Top Ten List of Developments and Issues Impacting Crop Management and Ecology Over the Past 50 Years"
  • "50 Years of Splendor in the Grass"
  • "50 Years of Grassland Science Leading to Change"

Following the symposium, M.S. Swaminathan of World Food Prize and Green Revolution fame will present the Betty Klepper Endowed Lectureship at 3:45pm, also in Grand Ballroom Salon EF of the Marriott Downtown. For more information, including a full list of papers scheduled for this symposium, see: http://crops.confex.com/crops/2005am/techprogram/S1251.

The CSSA Meeting, "50 Years of Crop Science, 1955-2005: From the Green to the Ever-Green Revolution," will be held as part of the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America, Nov. 6-10, 2005 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT. Over 2,500 research papers will be presented by 3,000 attendees from all over the world.

A full slate of technical sessions during the week is scheduled through noon on Thursday, Nov. 10. To view the exciting program, including searching the abstracts, click on "Meeting Program" at:

Contact: Sara Uttech
suttech@agronomy.org
608-268-4948
American Society of Agronomy
25-Oct-2005


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Media events planned for 2007 American Society of Gene Therapy meeting, May 30-June 3
2. Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry
3. Media registration now open for special nanotechnology tour Sept. 12 in San Francisco
4. Media advisory: International mercury conference coming to Madison Aug. 6-11
5. Bat Blitz: Media invited to learn about bats in the southeast
6. Media teleconference announces ocean acidification findings
7. Antarctic Treaty Meeting - Media opportunities
8. Media Invite: Dinner to award prize for Progress in Cancer Research
9. Media alert: New study finds dairy is not associated with weight gain
10. 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting - Media advisory 1
11. Media alert: Special session on the impact of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita on crops, soils, environment

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/28/2020)... ... June 25, 2020 , ... Genedata, ... that it has entered into a multi-year contract with Merus N.V., a ... translational and clinical research strategy to discover and develop ground-breaking drugs. The ...
(Date:6/23/2020)... ... June 23, 2020 , ... ... gene-to-protein and monoclonal antibody development services, today announced that the company has ... services to the pharmaceutical, diagnostics, and research industries. The decision to pursue ...
(Date:6/23/2020)... ... June 23, 2020 , ... ... to announce the next event in a series of TOPIQ webinars, which will ... series of webinars was developed in response to social distancing measures that resulted ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/11/2020)... ... June 08, 2020 , ... Greffex, a leading genetic ... of proprietary clean viral vectors, recently announced a key manufacturing agreement with FUJIFILM ... is the world’s most successful gene therapy delivery vehicle (vector) with broad applications ...
(Date:6/2/2020)... ... June 01, 2020 , ... As part of its ... in the world, enterprise security solutions provider bitsIO donated time to help two ... home during self-quarantines and shelter-in-place orders, companies are increasingly concerned about the security ...
(Date:5/26/2020)... ... May 26, 2020 , ... Brilliant , the ... brand of smart garage door openers, announce a new integration to bring more convenience, ... garage door openers powered by Aladdin Connect® can now be controlled from Brilliant’s in-wall ...
(Date:5/15/2020)... ... May 14, 2020 , ... ... stem/stromal cell (hMSC) working cell banks and hMSC bioprocess systems, today announced ... multi-format collection of hMSC-derived extracellular vesicles (EVs). RoosterCollect™-EV-CC is the only system ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: