Jake Delheimer

Former Graduate

  • Degree Program: Ph.D., Crop Science
  • Previous Degrees: B.S., Integrative Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; M.S., Crop Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Advisor: Dr. Tommy Carter
  • Completion Date: May 2011


Develop breeding approaches for introgressing agronomic alleles from wild soybean into cultivated soybean. The objective of this research is to identify molecular markers associated with agronomic traits in the wild soybean Glycine soja, and to use this information in developing varieties with exotic germplasm.

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