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Chestnut Chat Series: Biocontrol: Chestnut Blight and Hypovirulence

January 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn about the underlying biology of the blight fungus and what’s being done to make it sick using a virus. Amy Metheny of West Virginia University will give us a crash course on the causal organism of chestnut blight, Cryphonectria parasitica, as well as the phenomenon known as hypovirluence, wherein the fungus is infected by a virus.

Participants can join one of two ways:

Computer (via Zoom Webinar)
The meeting will open 15 minutes prior to start time to allow an audio and video test. You will be prompted to enter an email address once you click on this link. (Entering an email is a formality of Zoom Webinar and will not be used for solicitation. If you do not want to provide your email, you can choose to use a fake one.)

Phone
+1-646-876-9923. When prompted, enter this webinar ID#:  988 4105 8057
International numbers available by clicking here.

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Date:
January 15
Time:
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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