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Having the right tools is half the battle – TRAPI
October 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
Todays Genetic Tools to help measure success for increased Truffle Production. This is NATGA’s first webinar under the TRAPI umbrella.
Dr. Gregory Bonito
Assistant Professor of Mycology, plant-fungal interactions, truffle ecology, & evolution of bacterial endosymbiosis in fungi.
Prof. Bonito studies ecology & evolution of plant-fungal-bacterial associations, with a particular interest in below ground root associated fungi including truffles, mushrooms & molds. These organisms provide important links between plants & soils & are functionally important to plant health & nutrition, nutrient cycles, & energy flows.…
TRAPI project director. Forestry Faculty at University of Idaho for the past thirteen years.
Ph.D. student at the University of Florida working on several projects related to the ecology and systematics of ascomycete truffle fungi.
Extension Plant Pathologist
Inga Meadows is an Extension Plant Pathologist for Vegetables (primarily tomato) & Herbaceous Ornamentals, Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology. She addresses disease issues for commercial vegetables & greenhouse growers by providing recommendations for disease prevention or suppression. Her program conducts research aimed at improving tools for managing disease.