Two University of Florida PhD students with a major in Agronomy walked away award winners at the recent American Peanut Research and Education Society (APRES) annual meeting.

On July 29, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Two University of Florida PhD students with a major in Agronomy walked away award winners at the recent American Peanut Research and Education Society (APRES) annual meeting.

 

Racette receiving Sugg award at APRES

Kelly Racette

PhD Graduate Student, Agronomy Major

Pictured receiving the 2016 First Place Winner of the Joe Sugg Graduate Student Competition, Production Technology/Mycotoxins/Weed Science/Other category.

Title: “Generational Priming Memory Induced by Primed Acclimation in Early Root Traits of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea). Kelly’s supervisory Committee Chair is Dr. Barry Tillman.

 

Ze Peng

PhD Graduate Student, Agronomy Major

Pictured with his committee chair, Dr. Jianping Wang, after receiving 2016 Second Place Winner of the Joe Sugg Graduate Student Competition, Breeding/Genetics/Plant Pathology category.  The title of his talk was “Genes and Gene Network Involved in Peanut Nodulation”.  .

 

The purpose of APRES is to instruct and educate the public on the properties, production, and use of the peanut through the organization and promotion of public discussion groups, forums, lectures, and other programs or presentations to the interested public and to promote scientific research on the properties, production, and use of the peanut by providing, forums, treatises, magazines, and other forms of educational material for the publication of scientific information and research papers on the peanut and the dissemination of such information to the interested public.”

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