10 May - PhD Defence Pia Heltoft Thomsen (IPV)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Pia Heltoft Thomsen, Department of Plant Sciences will defend her PhD thesis "Potato quality during storage: Effect of maturity level and ventilation strategies. Studies on the storage disease Fusarium dry rot", on 10 May 2016.

10 May - PhD Defence Pia Heltoft Thomsen (IPV)

Norwegian title of thesis:
"Potetkvalitet under lagring: Effekt av modningsgrad og ventilasjonsstrategier. Studier av lagringssykdommen Fusarium råte"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"Emerging pathogen risks in potatoes – how can Norwegian production be protected"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Tuesday 10 May 2016 at 12:15 in the SKP Auditorium (the Centre for Plant Research in Controlled Climate), Syverudvn. 6, Ås

Supervisors:
Main supervisor: Associate Professor Anne-Berit Wold, Department of Plant Sciences, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Senior Researcher / Adjunct Professor May Bente Brurberg, NIBIO / Department of Plant Sciences, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Research Scientist Eldrid Lein Molteberg, NIBIO
Co-supervisor: Director Arne Hermansen, NIBIO

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Professor Paula Persson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden
Second opponent: Dr. Glyn Harper, Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research, AHDB Potatoes, UK
Committee coordinator: Associate Professor Åshild Ergon, Department of Plant Sciences, NMBU

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2016:31 ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1359-7.

Published 25. April 2016 - 13:50 - Updated 23. mai 2017 - 19:14