Grover Shannon, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Plant Sciences

Contact Information

Email ShannonG@missouri.edu
Phone 573-379-4036

Education

BS, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Mississippi State University
MS, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Purdue University
PhD, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Purdue University

Description

Grover Shannon had a research appointment in soybean breeding and genetics and is based at the Delta Center. His research focused on breeding for resistance to soybean cyst nematode, and other biotic as well as abiotic stresses. Breeding for improved protein and oil for enhanced nutritional value for farm animals and humans is also a goal of his program.