Zenglu Li Georgia Seed Development Professor in Soybean Breeding and Genetics Crop & Soil Sciences Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Contact Information zli@uga.edu 706-542-9805 706-542-0914
Shipping Address Athens, CAES Campus

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Education:

Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Research interests:

  • Development of soybean varieties with high yield, enhanced seed composition, disease and pest resistance, and herbicide tolerance using an integrated conventional and genomic approach
  • Identification and utilization of soybean genetic diversity for germplasm enhancement
  • QTL mapping, marker discovery, and marker-assisted selection for traits of interest
  • Genomic selection for yield to accelerate genetic gain.

Lab Website:

https://soybeans.uga.edu/