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Researcher: James Nienhuis

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Areas of Expertise
  • Plant science
  • Germplasm development, systematics and breeding
  • Molecular biology
  • Crop physiology
  • Postharvest quality
  • Edible and ornamental crop management
  • Sustainable production
  • Breeding and genetics of self-pollinated crops, with an emphasis on snap beans
  • Development and testing of new breeding methodology for self-pollinated crops
  • Integration of plant breeding with developing technologies in molecular biology
  • Genetic phenomena of heterosis and genotype by environment interactions
  • Development of computer software to facilitate genetic analyses
Web Site Jim Nienhuis' Department of Horticulture Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
USPTO Published Applications
Recent Publication(s)
Recent Artistic Works
Collaboration
  • Northern Illinois University, Biological Sciences
  • Univeristy of Nebraska, Horticulture
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E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-262-6975
Current University UW–Madison
Department Horticulture
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Faculty Trainer, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Program
Address Line 1 321A Moore Hall - Agronomy
Address Line 2 1575 Linden Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
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Technologies Available for Licensing Calcium-Rich Snap Bean Genotype

Root Rot Resistant Snap Bean Cultivars

Root Rot Resistant Snap Bean Cultivars

Root Rot Resistant Snap Bean Cultivars

Root Rot Resistant Snap Bean Cultivars

White, Longneck Variety of Butternut Squash