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ALARC Highlights - What's New at the Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center

 

ALARC Highlights Archive



Seminars:

 

U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center seminars provide the water resources and agricultural research community with a forum for keeping abreast of research developments on a wide range of topics. All interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend the seminar presentations.

 

Our seminar series is on vacation for the summer and will restart in September 2014.  Questions or suggestions for future topics may be directed to the Center Director (Steve.Naranjo@ars.usda.gov)

 

 

Seminars are held in the US ALARC conference room, 21881 N. Cardon Lane, Maricopa. For directions to the facility, please contact Cheryl Borg at Cheryl.Borg@ars.usda.gov or 520-316-6313.




December 2014

Date Day Time Speaker and Subject
Dec 1 Mon 1:00 Dr. John Byers
USDA/ARS/ALARC

Title: Chemical Ecology of Insects: Kairomones, Allomones, and Pheromones

Dec 8 Mon 1:00 Dr. Eduardo Bautista
USDA/ARS/ALARC

Title: WinSRFR 5: New developments in surface irrigation modeling

Dec 15 Mon 1:00 Dr. Gerard W. Wall
USDA/ARS/ALARC

Title: What I have learned about spring wheat cultivar ‘Yecora Rojo'



January 2015

Date Day Time Speaker and Subject
Jan 12 Mon 1:00 Dr. Andrew French
USDA/ARS/ALARC

Title: Remote Sensing at Multiple Scales for Mapping Evapotranspiration and Detecting Crop Water Stress

Jan 26 Mon 1:00 Dr. Jeffrey W. White
USDA/ARS/ALARC

Title: Lessons from data archeology on 1100 soybean trials: why do field research when there is so much old data?



February 2015

Date Day Time Speaker and Subject
Feb 9 Mon 1:00 Dr. John Dyer
USDA/ARS/ALARC

Title: Engineering biofuel production in the leaves of plants

Feb 23 Mon 1:00 Dr. Kevin Bronson
USDA/ARS/ALARC

Title: Advancing Nitrogen Fertilizer Management for Arizona Row- and Biofuel-Crops



ARS News Articles

Deciding When to Spray: Sometimes It Is More than Just Numbers
Jan 13, 2014
Controlling Whiteflies the Natural Way
Dec 06, 2011
USDA Scientists Study Effects of Rising Carbon Dioxide on Rangelands
Aug 03, 2011
ARS Researching Camelina as a New Biofuel Crop
Apr 13, 2010
New Assay Helps Track Termites, Other Insects
Feb 17, 2010
Predicting the Environmental Effects of Transgenic Bt Crop Lines
Nov 12, 2009
Aerial Imagery System Helps Save Water
Sep 14, 2009
Remediated Water Expands Irrigation Options
Jan 12, 2009
Weekly Reports
Jan 05, 2009
Non-Target Insects Probably Affected More by Insecticides than by Bt Crops
Nov 24, 2008
Test news article
Nov 24, 2008
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
Sep 24, 2008
Breeding Heat-Tolerant Cotton
Feb 19, 2008
Breeding Cotton to Beat the Heat
Feb 05, 2008
To Catch a Pest, Scientists Fine-Tune Traps
Nov 28, 2006
Alternate Methods of Whitefly Control
Apr 05, 2006
Last Modified: 12/10/2014