Fall & Winter 2018

Learn About Plant Science!

Join the Delaware Valley University Department of Plant Science at one or, more of these upcoming educational events. The following plant science events are open to the public. 

  • Student Research Final Presentations
    Date/Time:
    Friday, December 7, 4:30 p.m.
    Location: Life Sciences Building, Delaware Valley University, 700 East Butler Avenue, Doylestown, PA
    Event Summary:  Come see students present their final research projects on a variety of topics.  A poster session will follow in rooms 200-202 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. To view the schedule, click here.
     
  • PA Soybean Growers Workshop
    Date/Time: Tuesday, December 11, 9 a.m.
    Location:
 Mandell Science Building auditorium, Delaware Valley University, 700 East Butler Avenue, Doylestown, PA
    Event Summary: Learn about the production of soybeans with Penn State Extension Educator and DelVal alumnus Andrew D. Frankenfield!
    Registration: $15 per person. Register here
     
  • Arboretum Founders Lecture: "Insect and Mite-Induced Plant Galls of the Northeast"
    Date/Time:
     Tuesday, December 18, 7 p.m.
    Location: Life Sciences Building Auditorium, Delaware Valley University, 700 East Butler Avenue, Doylestown, PA
    Event Summary: Our last lecture in our fall series is all about plant galls!  This presentation will focus on the fascinating world of insect and mite-induced galls and the wide variety of galls and gall-makers that can be found in the Northeast.  You will learn much about these unique and distinctive growths on plants.  After attending this talk, you too may find it hard to stop yourself from searching for these often peculiar growths on plants.  To view this event, click here.
    About the Speaker: Carol C. Mapes, Ph. D., is professor and former chair of the Kutztown University Biology Department.  She received her Ph.D. from Cornell University and her B.A. from Williams College.  She has been studying insect galls for over 30 years.
    Sponsors: Bucks Beautiful and Feeney's Wholesale Nursery
    Tickets: Arboretum members, DVU students, and military are free.  Non DVU students, faculty, and staff are $3.  Non members are $5.