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Session II, March 27 -- Archived

Archived Recording


Close-up of Audio Setup WizardWhen you click on the link below, Blackboard Collaborate software will load onto your computer. "Start the Session" and follow the instructions provided. These instructions will guide you to the session. You may be asked to update your Java in the process.

If you have difficulties picking up the sound in the session, click on the Audio Setup Wizard (located just above the speaker box on the top left corner). The wizard looks like a blue microphone with a red circle bursting from it. 

View with Blackboard Collaborate  View the  Blackboard Collaborate recording. Select the Blackboard Collaborate Format and click "Start Session." "Open" the nativeplayback.jnlp and "Run" Blackboard Collaborate.


Individual presentations will be available on YouTube as soon as possible.

elm leavesNew Elm Cultivars: Coming Full Circle

Greg Morgenson, Woody Plants Improvement Researcher
Our state tree is making a comeback. Learn which of the new Dutch Elm Disease-resistant cultivars are best for your landscape.

Supporting Materials:
NDSU Publications: Dutch Elm Disease in North Dakota: A New Look
Speaker Handouts: Elms for the Twin Cities: Guide and Chart.


Chili and GarlicThe Science Behind Home Garden Remedies

Esther McGinnis, Extension Horticulturist
Stories abound on homemade recipes for fighting pests and diseases. Learn the science behind these remedies and which ones work.

Supporting Materials:
Speaker handout: PowerPoint slides.


Purple Fountain GrassStars in the NDSU Flower Trials

Barbara Laschkewitsch, Research Specialist
Discover the top performers in the NDSU annual flower trials; plus All-America Selections and unique annuals for landscapes.

Supporting Materials:
Speaker Handout: PowerPoint slides.


The following photos were made available under Creative Commons licenses specified by the photographers, allowing for adaptation, modification or building upon: sunny green by Marilylle Soveran; "Two bulbs of garlic, a red onion and several chilli pepers" by Horia Varlan; Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’ (Purple Fountain Grass) by Usually Melancholy. For assistance, please contact Tom Kalb, Department of Plant Sciences.

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