Adult Workshops & Programs

Evaluation of Eastern Redbud Varieties Important to the Ornamental Nursery Trade in Tennessee

TSU Faculty Workshop
Saturday, May 11
Massey Auditorium Botanic Hall
Noon – 1 pm
Free with admission

The objective of TSU research has been to evaluate the adaptation and limitations of different redbud varieties to growth in nursery and greenhouse settings. The presentation will start with a discussion of genetics and genes important to why redbuds flower different colors and produce differently shaped, sized, and colored leaves. Dr. Blair will also present research that evaluates the photosynthetic and leaf mineral concentration differences existing in different genotypes of the redbud tree.

Dr. Matthew Blair
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Agriculture
Tennessee State University

Diana Al-Hadid Public Lecture and Art Tour

Saturday, May 25
Botanic Hall
12:30 pm
Free with admission

In celebration of the opening of the large scale outdoor art exhibition, Diana Al-Hadid: Sublimations, we have invited the artist on Saturday, May 25 for a public lecture & art tour. Interested participants will meet at Botanic Hall at 12:30 PM. This event is free for members, and included with general admission.

Diana Al-Hadid

Image courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen.
© Diana Al-Hadid.
Photo credit: Object Studies.

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