Breeding multiple stress tolerant corn germplasm for food, feed, and or silage by using conventional and molecular breeding methods; germplasm enhancement; Major target traits include yield, drought and heat tolerance, corn earworm and resistance, and aflatoxin resistance.
B.S. in Agronomy, Gansu Agricultural University, China, 1982.
M.S. in Crop Genetics and Breeding, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 1985.
Ph.D. in Genetics, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1992.
The Gerald O. Mott Meritorious Graduate Student Award by Crop Science Society of America, 1992.