Graduate Students

Title Degree Areas of Interest Advisor
Emmanuel Adeyemo Ph.D.

Quantitative genetics and wheat breeding

James Anderson and Rex Bernardo
Joan Manuel Barreto Ortiz M.S.

Seed shattering, Lolium perenne, image-based phenotyping, plant breeding and genetics

Eric Watkins, Nancy Ehlke
Katie Black M.S.

Cover crops, environmental policy

Gregg Johnson, M. Scott Wells
Michael Burns Candice Hirsch
Yuqi Chen Kevin Smith
Dom Christensen M.S.

Turfgrass mixtures for roadsides and other low-maintenance areas

Jacob Jungers, Eric Watkins
Julija Cubins M. Scott Wells
Mary Jane Espina Aaron Lorenz
Max Fraser James Anderson
Clare Gietzel Jennifer Kimball
Stephen Gregg Axel Garcia y Garcia
Joshua Havill Gary Muehlbauer
John Hawkins Kevin Smith
Cody Hoerning Ph.D.

Development of new winter oilseed species for Midwest agriculture

Don Wyse, Senyu Chen
Leta Larsen M.S.

Alfalfa and other forage crops

Deborah Samac, Craig Sheaffer
Ethan Ley M.S.

Weed management

Gregg Johnson, Scotty Wells
Ian McNish Kevin Smith
Reneth Millas Jennifer Kimball
Daniel Monnens Walid Sadok
Sienna Nesser M.S.

Silflower agronomics

Craig Sheaffer, Kevin Smith
Matthew Ott Don Wyse
John Price Kevin Smith
Evelyn Reilly Craig Sheaffer
Jonathan Renk Candice Hirsch
Lucas Roberts Aaron Lorenz
Amanda Sames Nick Jordan
Hannah Stoll Ph.D.

Intermediate Wheatgrass (Kernza) Breeding & Agronomics, Improved Teaching Practices, Science Communication

James Anderson
Dorothy Sweet Ph.D. Candice Hirsch, Cory Hirsch
Patrick Sweet
Zenith Tandukar James Anderson
Cleiton Wartha Aaron Lorenz
Nicholas Wiering Nancy Ehlke