By Ellen Bombela, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Service
Jianming Yu is considered one of the top scientists in the world in quantitative genetics, which integrates plant breeding, genomics, molecular genetics and statistics.
His goal is to develop and implement new strategies and methods in trait dissection and crop improvement. His work has earned him the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Raymond and Mary Baker Agronomic Excellence Award.
His success is driven by constantly asking questions.
The Iowa State College of Agricultural and Life Sciences awards are selected each semester to highlight the excellent contributions of faculty and staff. The Department of Agronomy won several awards for the Spring 2018 semester. All awards will be given at the awards ceremony held March 8 at 4:10 pm in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union. Congratulations to the following Agronomy faculty and staff on a job well done:
Ken Pecinovsky, superintendent of the Nashua research farm - P&S Award of Excellence