University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Robert D. Miller



Directions to University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUniversity of Kentucky, PSS
Campus LocationPlant Science Building
1405 Veterans Drive (Office:321)
Lexington, KY 40546-0312
Phone(859) 218-0767
Fax(859) 257-7125


Burley and Dark Tobacco Breeding

Berea College 1974 BA in Chemistry and Biology

University of Kentucky 1980 PhD in Crop Science

Develoment of new disease resistant varieties of burley and dark tobacco

Developed Burley Varieties TN 86, TN 90, TN 97, KT 200, TN 86LC, TN 90LC, TN 97LC, KT 200LC, KT 204LC

Developed Dark Varieties DF 485, TN D94, TN D950, KT D4LC, and KT D6LC

Project Leader for the Kentucky-Tennessee Tobacco Improvement Initiative, 1999-Present

University of Kentucky: Asst. Prof of Agronomy 1979-1982; Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences 1999-Present

University of Tennessee: Asst. Prof 1982-1986; Assoc. Prof 1986-1993; Prof 1993-1999;
Research Professor 1999-Present



This person page last updated on 2011-07-19

Research/Teaching Publications

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Li, D., R.S. Lewis, A.M. Jack, R.E. Dewey, S.W. Bowen, and R.D. Miller. 2011. Development of CAPS and dCAPS markers for CYP82E4, CYP82E5v2 and CYP82e10 gene mutants reducing nicotine to nornicotine conversion in tobacco. Molecular Breeding. Published online: doi: 10.1007/s11032-011-9575-9.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Robert D. Miller Dandan Li Anne Jack

    Other Research Publications

    Bailey, A., and B. Miller. 2012. Dark Tobacco Variety Guide.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Robert D. Miller William Bailey
    Pearce, R. C., A. Bailey, P. Denton, K. Seebold, and B. Miller. 2012. Guide to Burley Tobacco Varieties.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Robert D. Miller William Bailey Bob Pearce
    Miller, B., B. Pearce, and P. Denton. 2010. Two new burley tobacco varieties. 2010 Tobacco Trends. p. 4.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Robert D. Miller Bob Pearce