Alexandra Stinson Tuesday February 27th, 2018 At 1:00 pm Title: Improving the sustainable management of carrot weevil (Listronotus oregonensis) and carrot rust fly (Psila rosae) in the Holland Marsh, Ontario. Dillon Brian Muldoon Tuesday February 27, 2018 At 1:30 pm Title: Impact of cultivated and uncultivated habitat on the abundance and diversity of natural enemies of carrot pests and pollinators in the Holland Marsh.
Bumble-BEEHAVE: An agent-based population model for bumble bees and its application as a decision tool for farmers.Matthias A. Becher1,2, Grace Twiston-Davies2, Juliet L. Osborne2 The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, 2Environment & Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE UK;
"Taking the lab to the field: eDNA point-of-need detection for aquatic species "
The Ph.D. Thesis Examination for
“ Sisyphus’ Tasks: Gender Transformative Approaches in Agriculture, Environment and Food Security” In ancient Greek mythology Sisyphus was punished by the gods for his cunning and condemned for all eternity to roll a boulder uphill. I use this legend to reflect as a researcher and advocate for gender transformative praxis. I look at landmarks across the four decades of gender policy and programs within agriculture, environment and food security. I discuss the ways in which global and national institutions, including universities, ‘engender’ science, technology and development.
“Soil health: perspectives and practical applications”. Abstract:
Beat that Winter Blues and come out Wednesday January 17th at 5 PM in the Graham Hall Grad Student Lounge. Join us for a fun filled night of board games, cards, or the possible settlement of Catan. Meet up with old friends and make some new ones, while enjoying a potluck of snacks. We ask if you can't bring a snack to the party that you donate 2$ to cover snack costs. Feel free to bring a board game with you if you'd like.
Everyone is invited to join us in welcoming Scott Krayenhoff to SES.