Jim Anderson

James Anderson
Dr. Anderson has been working in the areas of wheat breeding and genetics since 1989, developing 13 varieties and co‐developing 8 others in four different market classes of wheat. His Research is focused on identifying genes for resistance to Fusarium head blight, leaf and stem rust using DNA markers and incorporating resistance into new cultivars and germplasm using marker-assisted selection.


Wheat breeding
Disease Resistance
Genetic mapping