Jennifer Kling

Professor (Sr Res)
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Office: 541-737-8277

Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 249

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics curriculum development and distance learning
  • Breeding specialty crops (currently high oil oats) for niche markets in the Willamette Valley
  • Develop improved cultivars of meadowfoam (Limnanthes alba Benth.), with better disease and pest resistance and higher oil yield, to increase the productivity and profitability of meadowfoam as a crop in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.
  • Develop novel breeding approaches that increase the efficiency of selection and contribute to an understanding of the genetic basis for expression of important characteristics in meadowfoam.
  • International Agriculture (maize)
  • Enhancing the Genetics and Productivity of the Oilseed Crop Meadowfoam
  • Developing Spring Oat Cultivars with High Oil Content for the Willamette Valley

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Affiliated with: 
Crop and Soil Science
Courses Taught: 

CROP 590 Experimental Design in Agriculture, Winter 2007-2015
CSS 490/590 Field Plot Technique, Winter 2003-2006
PBG 650 Advanced Plant Breeding and Quantitative Genetics,  2005-2015 (Alternate years)
CSS 405/505 Current Literature in Plant Genetics,  Spring 2006
CSS 330 World Food Crops (online course),  Spring 2003-2006
CSS 405 Specialty Crops for Niche Markets, Fall 2003
CSS 499/599  Issues in Sustainable Agriculture (distance course),  4 terms, 2001-2002

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