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Plant Science Day in the Spring

 

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2003

THE CONNECTICUT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION
DONALD F. JONES AUDITORIUM
123 HUNTINGTON STREET ¨ NEW HAVEN, CT  06511

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Presentations on Research

Growing Asparagus:  Dr. Wade H. Elmer
Lawn Care:  Gregory J. Bugbee
Issues impacting organic produce:  Dr. Walter Krol

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Special Tours of New Laboratories

Analytical Chemistry and Biochemistry and Genetics
Level 3 biosafety facility for viruses and other pathogens
(one of few times it will be open to public)

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Greenhouse and Laboratory Visits

Diseases of flowers and herbs
Vegetable transplants
Mosquito testing
Restoring Chestnut Trees
Detecting antibodies to agents of Lyme Disease, ehrlichiosis, and babesiosis
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Questions Answered

Plant Diagnosis
Soil Testing
Insect Identification
Bring soil samples for testing and plant and insect problems to be identified

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REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED

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