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2010 ISAF Summer Meeting
September 1-2, 2010
Wright Center, Martell Forest, West Lafayette, IN
Wednesday, September 1 - Auditorium
10:00am Executive Committee Meeting
12:00pm Registration
12:45pm Greeting
1:00pm Where has the first decade of HTIRC research brought us and where are we headed? - Charles Michler, Director, USDA Forest Service, HTIRC
1:45pm Tissue culture systems research - Paula Pijut, Research Plant Physiologist, USDA Forest Service, HTIRC
2:30pm Break
2:45pm Chestnut breeding research - Jim McKenna, Operational Tree Breeder, USDA Forest Service, HTIRC (pdf presentation)
3:10pm Indiana's Statewide Forest Assessment and Strategy - Chris Gonso, Division of Forestry, IN DNR (pdf presentation)
3:35pm Thousand canker update - Manfred Mielke, Plant Pathologist, USFS (pdf presentation)
4:00pm Break
4:15pm ISAF Business Meeting
5:30pm BBQ
6:30pm Mini-Conclave, Corn-Hole and Euchre Tournment - Hosted by the Purdue Student Chapter of SAF
8:30pm Adjourn
Thursday, September 2 - Field Trip
8:30am Load bus and depart the Wright Center
8:45am State-of-the-art walnut fertigation and breeding systems - Guillermo Pardillo, Deputy CEO, ArborAmerica, Inc.
10:15am Characterization of walnut crown ideotypes - Keija Pang, PhD Student, Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue
10:30am Break
10:45am Walnut pruning study - Mike Saunders, Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue
11:05am TBA
11:30am Load bus
11:45am Lunch at Wright Center
1:00pm Current status of butternut canker resistance breeding and research - Keith Woeste, Molecular Geneticist, USDA Forest Service, HTIRC
1:45pm Load bus
2:00pm Chestnut afforestation work: Mixed species competition study - Kate Zellers, PhD Student, Forestry & Natural Resources, Purdue
2:45pm Load bus
3:00pm Chestnut reforestation work: Cox-Haggarty underplanting study - Brian Bailey, MS Student, Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue
3:45pm Load bus
4:00pm Arrive at Wright Center and adjourn