Baskin's Visit OPGC

March 1, 2011

Carol & Jerry Baskin, renowned seed scientists from the University of Kentucky, participated in a series of events organized by the OPGC to showcase seed research at The Ohio State University on 3, 4 and 5 March 2011.

Carol Baskin presented a general lecture co-sponsored by the Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens, titled "How Dormancy Studies Serve Plant Conservation."

Jerry Baskin presented a Departmental Seminar titled "Variation in whole-seed dormancy and germination within and between individuals and populations of a species"

Both Carol and Jerry joined the Ohio State Seed Biology program in a 'mini-symposium' focused on seed research at the Ohio State University.

Finally, the Baskin's led a short course on how to break dormancy in native species.