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[Maize] Plant Breeding for Drought Tolerance short course and symposium

Byrne,Patrick via maize%40net.bio.net (by Patrick.Byrne from ColoState.EDU)
Wed Feb 14 12:16:49 EST 2018

Maize community colleagues:

PLANT BREEDING FOR DROUGHT TOLERANCE, Field-Oriented Short Course, June 2-13, 2014
Colorado State University will offer a 3-credit, graduate-level, field-oriented short course June 11-22 on Plant Breeding for Drought Tolerance. The course will be held in and around Fort Collins, Colorado, USA and is targeted to graduate students in the plant sciences, as well as to professionals in the public and private sectors interested in increasing their knowledge in this area. Additional information on the course content, format, cost, and registration is available at http://www.droughtadaptation.org/summer_course.html.

The last two days of the course (June 21-22) will coincide with a Symposium, "Frontiers in Breeding for Drought: New Technologies to Reduce Future Famines."  Information on the Symposium can be found at http://plantbreedingfordroughttolerance.colostate.edu/symposium.html.

For questions, please contact the Program Assistant, Kierra Jewell (Kierra.Jewell from ColoState.edu<mailto:Kierra.Jewell from ColoState.edu>).

Best regards,
Pat Byrne

Patrick F. Byrne
Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences
1170 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Phone: 970-491-6985

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