Welcome

USDA-ARS and NC State University have maintained collaborative research on maize breeding and genetics since 1960. Current collaborators include:

Major Goodman, maize breeding and genetics, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, maize genetics and biochemistry, Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry

Peter Balint-Kurti, USDA maize genetics and disease resistance, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology

Matt Krakowsky, director of USDA Germplasm of Enhancement Project, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

Jim Holland, USDA maize genetics and breeding

Maiz Tamaulipas in winter nursery

Maiz Tamaulipas in winter nursery

Jason Brewer and Dr. Sun Hee Woo combining corn

Jason Brewer and Dr. Sun Hee Woo combining corn

coffee and quantitative genetics with Jim and Dr. Greg Rebetzke, CSIRO Australia

coffee and quantitative genetics with Jim and Dr. Greg Rebetzke, CSIRO Australia

Jim selecting trying to adapt Maiz Ancho to North Carolina

Jim selecting trying to adapt Maiz Ancho to North Carolina

Dr. Shilpa Sood checking anthesis of a maize inbred.

Dr. Shilpa Sood checking anthesis of a maize inbred.

Jim at Omsk State University, 1995

Jim at Omsk State University, 1995

Jim and Dr. Marco Oropeza in winter nursery, 2007.

Jim and Dr. Marco Oropeza in winter nursery, 2007.

In memory of Dr. Steve Szalma (1975- 2014), here with Brooke Peterson, 2003..

In memory of Dr. Steve Szalma (1975- 2014), here with Brooke Peterson.

Contact information:

Jim Holland

Research Geneticist

USDA-ARS Plant Science Research Unit

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-7620

Phone: 919-513-4198

Email: Jim.Holland@usda.gov

james_holland@ncsu.edu