30 March - PhD Defence Mohamed Abdelhalim (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Mohamed Abdelhalim, Department of Plant Sciences will defend his PhD thesis: "Microdochium nivale in perennial grasses: Snow mould resistance, pathogenicity and genetic diversity", on 30March 2016.

30 March - PhD Defence Mohamed Abdelhalim (IPV)

Norwegian title of thesis:
"Microdochium nivale i flerårig gras: Resistens mot snømugg, patogenitet og genetisk diversitet"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"Challenges and opportunities for plant disease management in the northern temperate zone in light of climate change"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Wednesday 30March at 13:15, The Auditorium at SKP (the Centre for Plant Research in Controlled Climate), Syverudvn. 6, Ås

Supervisors:
Main supervisor:
Professor Anne Marte Tronsmo, Department of Plant Sciences, NMBU
Co-supervisors:
Professor Odd Arne Rognli, Department of Plant Sciences, NMBU
Adjunct Professor May Bente Brurberg, Department of Plant Sciences, NMBU / NIBIO 
Researcher Dr. Ingerd Skow Hofgaard, NIBIO
Dr. Petter Marum, Graminor AS
Associate Professor Åshild Ergon, Department of Plant Sciences, NMBU

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Professor Tom Hsiang, University of Guelph, Canada
Second opponent: Professor Paula Persson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden
Committee coordinator: Researcher Dr. Morten Lillemo, Department of Plant Sciences, NMBU

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2016:32 ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1334-5.

Published 11. mars 2016 - 14:55 - Updated 18. mars 2016 - 17:11