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Work Plant Sciences Hall (PLSH) 377L
Lincoln NE 68583-0915
Work 402-472-2811 On campus, dial 2-2811


  • BA, Harvard University, 1972
  • MS, Purdue University, 1975
  • Ph D, Purdue University, 1975


  • ENTO 815A, Self-pollinated Crop Breeding, Fall 2016
  • AGRO 815A, Self-pollinated Crop Breeding, Fall 2016
  • AGRO 815A, Self-pollinated Crop Breeding, Fall 2016
  • AGRO 815B, Germplasm and Genes, Fall 2016
  • AGRO 815B, Germplasm and Genes, Fall 2016

icon-documentPublications and Other Intellectual Contributions

  • Registration of ‘NE06545’ (Husker Genetics Brand Freeman) Hard Red Winter Wheat. , J. Plant Registrations , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2014
  • Winter and specialty wheat
  • Distribution of cadmium, iron, and zinc in millstreams of hard winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). , J. Agric. Food Chem. , November 2015
  • Variation for Grain Mineral Concentration in a Diversity Panel of Current and Historical Great Plains Hard Winter Wheat Germplasm. , May 2015
  • Management of Fusarium head blight of wheat and barley, Crop Protection, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2015
  • Genetic dissection of yield and its component traits using high-density composite map of wheat chromosome 3A: bridging gaps between QTLs and underlying genes., PLoS ONE, August 2013
  • Using DArT Markers to Monitor Genetic Diversity throughout Selection: A Case Study in Nebraska`s Winter Wheat Breeding Nurseries, Crop Science, November 2013

icon-business-chartResearch & Grants

  • Improving Winter Wheat Varieties for Nebraska, Ne Wheat Board, July 1996

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • Fellow, Crop Science Society of America, 1990
  • Fellow, American Society of Agronomy, 1990
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1991
  • Nebraska Wheat Growers Presidential Chair, University of Nebraska, 2011
  • Honoree, Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement, 2009
  • Outstanding Research and Creativity Award, University of Nebraska, 2011
  • Crop Science Research Award, Crop Science Society of America, 2000
  • Darrell W. Nelson Excellence in Graduate Student Advising Award, IANR, 2010
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding Award, National Council of Commercial Plant Breeders, 2013
  • Omtvedt Innovation Award, IANR, 2009

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