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Venue:SIPA 100

Dr. Anil Menon received his PhD from Kansas State University (KSU) where his research focused on the management of stored grain pests using parasitoid wasps. Dr. Menon joined BASF as a Market Development Specialist and then worked as Biology project leader where he directed the development of new insecticide technology in the areas of urban and crop pest control. In his current role as a Senior Research Scientist in the Global Insecticide Research group, his research is focused on the...

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Venue:FIU / MMC / Organic Garden

Herbs of all kinds can sometimes be difficult to start by seed. With simple techniques and a lot of care, many plants can be propagated via cuttings, which guarantee a higher rate of success. This workshop will give practical and visual techniques on how to easily propagate valuable plants such as rosemary

February

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Venue:FIU/ MMC/ ECS 135

The Forest Garden: How to Design and Manage a Permaculture Oasis in South Florida

March

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Venue:FIU - MMC - GC Ballroom

Fruit Productions in the Tropics & Food Security Registration: 9:00am 9:20 AM Welcome Address 9:30 AM Panel Discussion Topic: Current Research in Fruit Production in the Tropics: Implications for Food Security 11:15 AM Poster session on agriculture and natural resources 12:15 PM Networking Lunch (RSVP required) 1:15 PM Technical sessions on sustainable food and natural resources management

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Venue:MMC / ECS 135

Protecting the Genetic Diversity of Maize: Experiences from CIMMYT Germplasm Bank, Mexico

October

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Venue:Wertheim Conservatory (WC)-130, Modesto Maidique Campus, Florida International University, 11200 S.W

This is a 3-days workshop with hands-on and laboratory activities, as well as field trips. Topics covered include, among others: • Orchid history • Orchid production and propagation • Orchid flowers and pollination • Orchid pests and diseases Registration Link

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Venue:FIU/ MMC/ DM 193

For the first time ever, we are bringing beehives to FIU’s campus! Join us to learn about this exciting new opportunity to learn beekeeping and maintain hives on campus. We will also be visiting our future hive site! Help us become a Bee Campus USA!