Recent Plant Ag Thesis Defences


Congratulations to the following Plant Ag Students who recently defended.  We are so proud to have such a dynamic and talented group of students!

Joanna Follings, MSc - Control and Distribution of Glyphosate Resistant Giant Ragweed in Ontario (May 27, 2013)  Advisors: Peter H. Sikkema, François J. Tardif

Andrew Reid, MSc - Timing of weed control alters the anthesis silking interval in maize (May 28, 2013)  Advisor: Dr. Clarence J. Swanton

Zeinab Yadegari, PhD - Molecular mapping and characterization of phenylpropanoid pathway genes in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) (June 7, 2013)  Advisor: Dr. K. Peter Pauls

Jyoti, MSc - Micropropagation of Hazelnut (Corylus sp.) (August 21, 2013)  Advisor: Praveen K. Saxena

Jenna Drinkwater, MSc - Human health-beneficial phytochemicals in asparagus (Asparagus officinalis): genetic variation and effects of cooking (August 30, 2013)  Advisor:  David J Wolyn

Kristen McNaughton, PhD - Cumulative Herbicide Stress On Processing Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) (October 1, 2013)  Advisor: Darren E. Robinson

Laxhman Ramsahoi, MSc - Alleviating Heat Stress in Spring Canola (Brassica napus L.) with foliar Boron Treatment (October 8, 2013)  Advisor: Hugh. J. Earl

Greta Chiu, MSc - Studies of γ-Aminobutyrate and γ-Hydroxybutyrate Metabolism in Apple and Arabidopsis (October 23, 2013)  Advisors: Barry J. Shelp, Gale G. Bozzo