University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Todd W. Pfeiffer



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Lexington, KY 40546-0312
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Plant breeding and genetics

B.S. University of Kentucky - Agronomy
M.S. University of Wisconsin - Agronomy
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics

  Sweet sorghum breeding (earliness, lodging resistance, high Brix) primarily for use in sorghum syrup production 






This person page last updated on 2013-12-10

Research/Teaching Publications

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Pfeiffer, T.W., M.J. Bitzer, J.J. Toy, and J.F. Pedersen. 2010. Heterosis in sweet sorghum and selection of a new sweet sorghum hybrid for use in syrup production in Appalachia. Crop Science 50(5):1788-1794. Published online: doi: 10.2135/cropsci2009.09.0475.
    Li, D., and T.W. Pfeiffer. 2009. Three cycles of recurrent selection for altered recombination frequency in maize. Crop Science 49:473-482.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Todd W. Pfeiffer Dandan Li
    Li, D., T.W. Pfeiffer, and P.L. Cornelius. 2008. Soybean QTL for yield and yield components associated with Glycine soja alleles. Crop Science 48:571-581.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Todd W. Pfeiffer Paul Cornelius Dandan Li
    Kumudini S., L. Grabau, T. Pfeiffer and C. Steele 2005. Management and production potential of value-added soybean cultivars in south-central USA. Agronomy Journal 97:904-909.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Todd W. Pfeiffer Colleen Steele Larry Grabau Saratha Kumudini
    Gu, H., Clark, A.J., De Sa, P.B., Pfeiffer, T.W., Tolin, S., and Ghabrial, S.A. 2002. Diversity among isolates of Bean pod mottle virus Phytopathology. 92, 446-452
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Todd W. Pfeiffer Anthony Clark

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