Crop Physiology

Xue in corn field zhang Michelle and pepper
Brad and Bronc ditching Sorghum w Leon Choyce with neutron reader

Program Goal 

To improve crop yield, stress resistance, and water use efficiency in the Texas High Plains.


Dr. Qingwu Xue – Assistant Professor of Crop Stress Physiology
Kirk E. Jessup – Senior Research Associate

Sarah Ajaya – PhD Student
Mahendra Bhandari – PhD Student


Baozhen Hao – Post Doctoral Research Associate
Gautam Pradhan – Post Doctoral Research Associate
Michelle Hou – MS Student, Research Assistant

Yinhuang Zhang – Visiting Scholar

 Group photo 2014
Group photo 2012
 Group photo 2011
 Alumni 2016