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Delivered as a Hybrid Event
Live In-Person Experience: 29 November - 2 December 2021DIPLOMAT BEACH RESORT HOLLYWOOD | FLORIDA

Leon Kochian (Keynote Speaker)
Canada Excellence Research Chair in Global Food Security and Associate Director of the Global Institute of Food Security at University of Saskatchewan

Profile

Leon V. Kochian joined the faculty at the University of Saskatchewan in 2016, as the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Global Food Security and Associate Director of the Global Institute of Food Security. He also is a Professor in the Department of Plant Science as well the Department of Soil Science. Prior to coming to the University of Saskatchewan, from 1985 to 2016, Dr. Kochian was a Professor in the Departments (now Sections) of Plant Biology and also Soil and Crop Science at Cornell University, as well as the Director of the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture and Health. Dr. Kochian’s research deals with the molecular biology, physiology and genetics of crop adaptation to marginal soils, which includes research on mineral ion transport and root biology and rhizosphere processes as they relate to mineral nutrient acquisition, plant response to abiotic stresses, and the role of root architecture in nutrient acquisition efficiency

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote: Biostimulants and Plant Stress Tolerance

    14:10