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Kansas State University
Department of Agronomy
2014 Throckmorton PSC
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-6914
Ph: +1-785-706-3263
Fx: +1-785-532-6094

Research

Sorghum

Sorghum

  • Early vegetative stage cold tolerance
  • Post flowering drought stress impacts on yield
  • Heat stress impacts on reproductive organs and yield
Wheat

Wheat

  • Post flowering high night temperature impacts on wheat yield and quality
  • High daytime temperature stress impacts on seed-set and seed weight
Soybean

Soybean

  • Yield and quality tradeoffs under varying climatic conditions
  • Establishing high throughput platform to enhance quality of beans
Canola

Canola

  • Heat and drought stress induced changes in canola oil and yield
Corn

Corn

  • Heat and drought stress impact during grain-filling stage
Pearl Millet

Pearl Millet

  • Improving pearl millet productivity for smallholder resilience to climate change
  • Phenotyping for rooting traits under drought stress

Recent Publications

  • Shi W, Yin X, Struik PC, Solis C, Xie F, Schmidt RC, Huang M, Zou Y, Ye C, Jagadish SVK. High day-time and night-time temperature affect grain growth dynamics in contrasting rice genotypes. Journal of Experimental Botany, doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erx344
  • Šebela D, Quinones C, Cruz CV, Ona I, Olejníčková J, Jagadish SVK. . Chlorophyll fluorescence and reflectance-based non-invasive quantification of blast, bacterial blight and drought stresses in rice. Plant and Cell Physiology, doi.org/10.1093/pcp/pcx144
  • Djanaguiraman M, Perumal R, Jagadish SVK, Ciampitti IA, Welti R, Prasad PVV. Relative sensitivity of sorghum pollen and pistil under high temperature stress. Plant Cell and Environment, DOI: 10.1111/pce.13089
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