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Recitation

PBG 431
Recitation Schedule 

150 Crop Science Building, or as listed 

Thursdays 1:00 - 1:50

Recitation is optional and it is intended to expand horizons and stimulate curiosity.

  • Recitation grade will be based on attendance and write-ups. Write-up prompts will be posted by noon on Friday after each recitation. 
    • Write-ups are due, in hard copy format, the following Thursday at recitation.
  • Every missed recitation drops one letter grade. If you have a valid excuse for missing recitation, there is an alternative. Please follow these instructions for missing assignments.

Week 1 (Jan 12):     Plant Breeding and Genetics Progams at OSU. Crops 150. Shaun Townsend

Week 2 (Jan 19):     Barley genetics - from A to Z. Crops 150. Pat Hayes.  Write-up prompt 

Week 3 (Jan 26):     Genetics of self incompatibility, eastern filbert blight resistance and SSRs  in hazelnut. Shawn Mehlenbacher, David Smith  and Jacob Snelling. Meet at ALS 4020. Write-up prompt

Week 4 (Feb 2):      Sex determination in hops. Crops 150. John Henning.  Write-up prompt

Week 5 (Feb 9):      Wheat chromosomes. Crops 150. Bob Zemetra  Write-up prompt

Week 6 (Feb 16):    Linkage mapping in bean. Crops 150. Jim Myers. Information. Write-up prompt 

Week 7 (Feb 23):    Fungal genomics. Crops 150. The presentation. Joey Spatafora. Write-up prompt

Week 8 (Mar 2):    Genomics and minor crops, plus a tour of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Central Services Lab.  Kelly Vining.       MEET at ALS 4009. Write-up

Week 9 (Mar 9):     Transgenic trees and genome editing. Steve Strauss. Richardson 383. Write-up

Week 10 (Mar 16):  Inducing polyploidy. Ryan Contreras.  Meet at ALS 403. No write-up BUT you must ask a question!!!

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