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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

Ph: +1-785-532-6101
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Dr. Stephen Welch

Welch, Stephen

Professor | Theoretical Plant Modelling

2104 Throckmorton PSC
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Ph: 785-532-7236
Fx: 785-532-6094
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Biography & Education


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  • Ph.D. Zoology, Michigan State University, 1977
  • B.S. Computer Science, Michigan State University, 1971

Staff & Students


Theoretical Plant Modeling

Dr. Welch is a professor of Theoretical Plant Modeling.


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  • Hammer G, Cooper M, Tardieu F, Welch S, Walsh B, van Eeuwijk F, Chapman S, Podlich D. 2006. Models for navigating biological complexity in breeding improved crop plants. Trends in Plant Science 11:587-593.

  • Koduru P, Dong Z, Das S, Welch SM, Roe J, Charbit E. “Multi-Objective Evolutionary-Simplex Hybrid Approach for the Optimization of Differential Equation Models of Gene Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 572 –590, 2008.

  • Wilczek A, Roe J, Knapp M, Cooper M, Lopez-Gallego CM, Martin L, Muir C, Sim S, Walker A, J.Anderson, Egan J.F., Petipas R., Giakountis A., Charbit E., Coupland G., Welch S.M., and Schmitt J. Seasonal and geographic variation in sensitivity and balance of flowering pathways. Science, 15 Jan 2009. doi: 10.1126/science.1165826.

  • Wilczek, AM, LT Burghardt, AR Cobb, MD Cooper, SM Welch, J Schmitt. Genetic and physiological bases for phenological responses to current and predicted climates. Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. B, in press.