Research Geneticist (Plants)
Alfalfa and soybean genetics and breeding
Current Research Focus
Alfalfa germplasm screening and development for stress resistance/tolerance and yield
Alfalfa root architecture genetics and breeding for specific environments
Alfalfa genomic selection and machine learning for alfalfa digestible biomass yield
Image recognition and deep learning for alfalfa live phenotyping
Xu, Z., Kurek, A., Cannon, S.B., Beavis, W.D. 2021. Predictions from algorithmic modeling result in better decisions than from data modeling for soybean iron deficiency chlorosis. PLoS ONE. 16(7). Article e0240948. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0240948.
Xu, Z., Jeo, R.T., Samac, D.A., Ramos-Giraldo, P., Reberg-Horton, C., Mirsky, S.B. 2021. Real-time live phenotyping-A path to next generation breeding and farming. Forage Focus. (March 2021):14-15.
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