Hardy Plant Research Symposium

Celebrating 50/100 Years of Research and Discovery
at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum


June 19, 2008
Snyder Auditorium

Welcome and Introductions - Peter Olin & Mary Meyer

Hardy Plants: Winter Survival & Developing New Plants
Anne Fennell, Professor, South Dakota State University

100 Years of Hardy Fruit Breeding and Research in Minnesota
Jim Luby, Professor, University of Minnesota

Advances in Tree Fruit Propagation in Minnesota
Emily Hoover, Professor, University of Minnesota

Reducing and Replacing Invasive Plants:
American Native Shrubs and Herbaceous Plants for the Future
Mark Brand, Professor, University of Connecticut

Ornamental Grass Research at the University of Minnesota
Mary Meyer, Professor, University of Minnesota

Better Trees and Shrubs through Breeding:
New Technologies and Old Favorites
Margaret Pooler, National Arboretum, Washington, DC

Woody Plant Breeding at the University of Minnesota
- It's Not All About Cold Hardiness
Stan Hokanson, Professor, University of Minnesota