University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics

Smith, Kevin P.

Research and education; barley genetics and breeding.

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Ph.D. University of Wisconsin (1997)
Year Appointed: 1998
Rank:  Professor
Primary Responsibilities:  Research and education; barley breeding and genetics.

Professional Interests and Responsibilities:  I am responsible for directing research in barley genetics and managing the barley breeding program.  My research interests are in genetics of complex traits and the application of genetics and genomics to crop improvement.  I have had a specific emphases in the genetics of disease resistance, malting quality, and low temperature tolerance.

Phone: (612) 624-1211
Fax: (612) 625-1268

Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota
411 Borlaug Hall, 1991 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN  55108-6026




Barley Breeding and Genetics

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