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Walter De Jong

Walter De Jong
Department: 
Plant Breeding and Genetics
Office: 
309 Bradfield Hall
Phone: 
254-5384

Identification of genes/alleles responsible for agronomically important traits in potato, and applied potato breeding (development of new potato varieties)

Research Interests: 
Genetics
Genomics
BioG 2990/4990 Credit: 
Yes
Paid Work Study: 
No
Paid Non-Work Study: 
No
Volunteer: 
Yes
Honors Thesis: 
Yes
Research Activities in Which Undergraduates Participate: 
characterization of genetic variation through combination of PCR, sequencing, or other genotyping methods. Phenotyping of associated traits in field or greenhouse as appropriate.
Approximate Number of Students in the Lab per Semester: 
1