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Daniel Packer

Dan Packer


Post-doctoral research associate

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
281 Johnson Hall
PO Box 646420
Pullman, WA 99164


Faculty supervisor

Dr. Kevin Murphy

Educational background

Ph.D. Plant Breeding – Texas A&M University

Area of research interest

Quinoa and alternative crop variety development for the Pacific Northwest


Packer D., and Rooney W.L. 2014. High-parent heterosis for biomass yield in photoperiod-sensitive sorghum hybrids. Field Crops Res. 167: 153-158.

Packer D., and Rooney W.L. 2011. A comparison of inbred line and F1 testers for evaluating sorghum experimental lines in testcrosses. Field Crops Res. 123: 47-50.

Packer D., and Rooney W.L. Utility of passport data from plant germplasm collections for selecting germplasm accessions for use in breeding nurseries. Poster presented at: 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of the ASA-CSSA-SSSA. 5-9 Oct. 2008. Houston, TX