American University of Beirut

Amir Ibrahim, FAFS Alumni, part of $3 million grant that will assist in phenotyping research


With the help of a new $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Texas A&M AgriLife researchers will collaborate to elevate phenotyping for plant science and improving plant growth predictions.

Seth Murray, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research corn breeder and Butler Chair, and Amir Ibrahim, Ph.D.,  Regents Professor and AgriLife Research small grains breeder and geneticist, both in the Department of Soil and Crop Sc​iences at Texas A&M University, Bryan-College Station, have orchestrated a team of collaborators to continue research started at Texas A&M. The research uses the corn Genomes to Fields, G2F, Initiative and high-throughput phenotyping of wheat yield-related traits and foliar disease resistance to increase efficiency and gain.To learn more about this grant, click here.​


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