Charlie Zila

Former Graduate

  • Degree Program: Ph.D., Crop Science
  • Previous Degrees: B.S., Plant Genetics and Plant Breeding, Purdue University; M.S., Crop Science, North Carolina State University
  • Advisor: Dr. Jim Holland
  • Completion Date: December 2013


1) Genome-wide association study of quantitative resistance to Fusarium ear rot in maize, and 2) breeding maize for improved resistance to Fusarium ear rot and fumonisin contamination.

Charlie Zila is a soybean breeder for DuPont Pioneer located in Windfall, Indiana.

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