Keynote Speakers Announced for 2016 PRGSA Annual Conference

The Plant Growth Regulator Society of America (PGRSA) and the Plant Growth Substance Special Committee in the Chinese Society of Plant Biology are proud to announce the keynote speakers for the 2016 PGRSA Annual Conference: Dr. Kevin Folta, University of Florida; Dr. Bernard Glick, University of Waterloo; Dr. David Hiltz, Acadian SeaPlants; Dr. Becky Langer, Bayer Crop Science Bee Care Center; Dr. Daniel Leskovar, Texas A&M University; and Dr. Cary Mitchell, Purdue University.

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2015 PGRSA Annual Conference to be Held in Hawaii

Join PGRSA July 19-23, 2015 on the ‘Big Island’ of Hawaii for the 42nd annual meeting!

The Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay will be the perfect backdrop for this meeting, which promises to be filled with great keynote speakers and general sessions. Conference tours will be arranged to visit some of the uniqueness of Hawaii. Special room rates, starting at $169/night (including parking, trolley transportation through town, and internet), have been negotiated.

Student paper and travels awards are available.

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Keynote Speakers for 2014 PGRSA Annual Conference Announced

The Plant Growth Regulation Society of America (PGRSA) has announced the keynote speakers for its 2014 PGRSA Annual Conference. The event is open to students, teachers, scientists, researchers, growers and crop consultants interested in developing better, more efficient and environmentally sound plant growth regulators. The Annual Conference consists of keynote presentations, as well as a diverse selection of oral and poster presentations from leading plant growth regulation researchers in the applied, basic and commercial fields.

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Dr. Jerry Cohen Wins Lifelong Achievement Award

Dr. Peter Petracek (Valent Biosciences) presented the Valent BioSciences Historical Perspectives Award to Dr. Jerry Cohen (University of Minnesota) for his contributions to the field of plant growth regulation. Dr. Cohen presented the award-winning lecture entitled "Auxin History: From Coleoptiles, Arabidopsis, and Strawberries, the Regulatory Signal for Plant Growth" to participants at the PGRSA Annual Conference.

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