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Wenwei Xu
Professor of Corn Breeding and Genetics
Lubbock, Office 26
Specialty: Corn Breeding
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.
Undergraduate Education
B.S. in Agronomy, Gansu Agricultural University, China, 1982.
Graduate Education
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.