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Crop Ecophysiology Lab (CELab)

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Kansas State University
Department of Agronomy
2014 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
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

  • Impa SM, Sunoj VSJ, Krassovskaya I, Bheemanahalli R, Obata T, Jagadish SVK*. 2018. Carbon balance and source-sink metabolic changes in winter wheat exposed to high night-time temperature. Plant, Cell & Environment.  doi.org/10.1111/pce.13488
  • Bheemanahalli R, Sunoj VSJ, Saripalli G, Prasad PVV, Balyan H, Gupta P, Grant N, Gill K, Jagadish SVK*. 2018. Quantifying the impact of heat stress on pollen germination, seed-set and grain filling in spring wheat. Crop Science. doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2018.05.0292
  • Bergkamp B, Impa SM, Asebedo AR, Fritz AK, Jagadish SVK. 2018. Prominent winter wheat varieties response to post-flowering heat stress under controlled chambers and field-based heat tents. Field Crops Research. 222, 143-152
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