Extension Faculty

Assistant specialist & asst. professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 341D / (520) 626-6287 /
(520) 621-3792 (Lab)
Extension Agronomist - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 541C / 520-621-1583 /

My research is in the areas of crop production and crop physiology. Specific topics include the effect of climate and weather, fertilizer and irrigation, and genotypes on growth and yield of alfalfa, corn, sorghum, barley, wheat, and perennial...

Crop Related, Non-Extension Research

Assistant Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 541A / (520)-621-3656 /

I use a combination of high-throughput phenotyping, genomics, and data science to reveal the genetic architecture of stress adaptive traits that are critical for abiotic stress tolerance.

Bud Antle Endowed Chair Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Keating BioResearch Building, Room 253 / 520-626-9595 /
520-626-9601 (Lab)

Our lab is focused on structural and evolutionary genomics of crop plants, and is leading an international effort to generate reference genome sequences for all 24 species of the genus Oryza, which contains the world most important food crop – rice.