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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, Scmidt RC, Struik PC, Yin X, Jagadish SVK*. 2018. Pollen germination and in vivo fertilization in response to high temperature during flowering in hybrid and inbred rice. Plant Cell and Environment, doi10.1111/pce.13146
  • Tack J*, Lingenfelser J, Jagadish SVK*. 2017. Disaggregating sorghum yield reductions under warming scenarios exposes narrow genetic diversity in US breeding programs. PNAS, doi:10.1073/pnas.1706383114
  • Sun A, Impa SM, Sunoj VSJ, Singh K, Gill KS, Prasad PVV, Jagadish SVK*. 2017. Heat stress during flowering affects time of day of flowering, seed-set and grain quality in spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Crop Science, doi:10.2135/cropsci2017.04.0221
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