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Department of Plant Pathology

Jared Crain, Ph.D.

Dr. Plant Pathology

Research Assistant Professor

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Kansas State University
4024 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-6176
Fx: +1-785-532-5692

Education

  • Ph.D. Genetics, Kansas State University, 2016
  • M.S. Plant & Soil Science, Oklahoma State University, 2012
  • B.S. Plant & Soil Science, Oklahoma State University, 2010

Publications

  • Crain, J., Haghighattalab, A., DeHaan, L., & Poland, J. (2021). Development of whole genome prediction models to increase the rate of genetic gain in intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium) breeding. The Plant Genome. e20089.

  • Crain, J., DeHaan, L, & Poland, J. (2021). Genomic selection enables rapid selection of high-performing genets in an intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium) breeding program. The Plant Genome. e20080. https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20080.

  • Altendorf, K., Larson, S., DeHaan, L., Crain, J., Neyhart, J., Dorn, K., & Anderson, J. (2021). Nested association mapping reveals the genetic architecture of spike emergence and anthesis timing in intermediate wheatgrass. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkab025.

  • Crain, J., Larson, S., Dorn, K., Kantarski, T., DeHaan, L., & Poland, J. (2020). Sequenced based paternity analysis to improve breeding and identify self-incompatibility loci in intermedate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 133(11), 3217-3233.

  • Crain, J., Bajgain, P., Anderson, J., Zhang, X., DeHaan, L., & Poland, J. (2020). Enhancing crop domestication through genomic selection, a case study of intermediate wheatgrass. Frontiers in Plant Science 11, 319.

Research


Dr. Crain is evaluating how genomic selection and association mapping can be used to enhance the IWG breeding cycle.

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