Live Virtual Program-Climate, CO2 and Plant Nutrition: The Next Hundred Years
Monday, April 26, 2021
Dr. Lewis Ziska is an Associate Professor in the Environmental Health Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. After graduating from the University of California, Davis, he began his career as a Smithsonian fellow, and then took up residence as the Project Leader for global climate change at the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines before a 24 year career at the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service. He has worked primarily on documenting the impact of climate change and rising carbon dioxide levels on: Crop selection for CO2 responsiveness to improve production; Climate and agronomic pests, including chemical management; Climate, plant biology and public health impacts on food security with a focus on nutrition and pesticide use. In the presentation he will:
To clarify the role of Climate change and carbon dioxide on plant nutritional qualities, and the implications from humans to bees.
*2 RD CEUs for Attending