Past Meetings – 2019

GardenLust authro Chris Woods and his book Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens - with Chris Woods Monday, March 18, 2019 For three years, Chris Woods traveled the world seeking out contemporary gardens and found fifty of the best. With wit and humor, he describes the most arresting features in public parks in exotic locations like New Delhi and Dubai, mission-redefining botanic gardens in Chile and Australia, and the … Continue reading Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens
“So Many Plants, So Little Time!” - with You! Monday, February 18, 2019 We had a great time last year, and we plan to do it again this year: a full meeting of plant display and discussion only this time in February. Last year’s meeting was a wonderful round table discussion and major learning experience from our members. For the colder parts … Continue reading “So Many Plants, So Little Time!”
CRISPR Technology: Genome Editing for Agriculture - with Susan Jenkins, Ph.D., Innovative Genomics Institute, UC Berkeley Monday, January 21, 2019 Crops around the world face ongoing threats of biotic and abiotic stresses, which are only being exacerbated by climate change. The challenges to supply adequate and safe food over the next several decades, at a time when the global population will reach ten billion, are real. … Continue reading CRISPR Technology: Genome Editing for Agriculture
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