Personal Information

Name:George Graef
Address:University of Nebraska
Dept of Agronomy & Horticulture
Lincoln, NE68583
Phone:402-472-1537
Email:ggraef1 at unl.edu

Biography


Projects as Lead Investigator

Projects

Project Title
Creating Five High-Yield Soybean Variety Pairs with Contrasting Biological Nitrogen Fixation Capabilities
Utilizing unique genetic diversity to combine elevated protein concentration with high yield in new varieties and experimental lines (Year 1 of 3)1920-152-0113)
Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines (1820-152-0106-B)
Enhancing soybean germplasm through biotechnology
Identifying high-yield genotypes in the USDA soybean germplasm collection
Coordinated Wide-area Evaluation of High-yield Soybean Lines with Improved Oil and Meal Composition Traits (1420-632-6621)
Identifying soybean susceptible and resistance factors important for biotic stress and plant health
Confirmation of QTL for BPMV tolerance and evaluation of the effect of BPMV on soybean yield in tolerant and susceptible soybean lines
High-protein soybean grow out for NIR calibration
Soybean breeding and genetics research for Nebraska
Quality Traits Regional Test (Year 1 of 0221)
Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
Quality Traits Regional Test (Year 3 of 7221)

Projects - Individual Years

YearProject Title (each year)
2021Soybean Breeding & Genetics Studies for Nebraska
2021Winter Nursery Support for Soybean Breeding & Genetics Studies
2021Creating Five High-Yield Soybean Variety Pairs with Contrasting Biological Nitrogen Fixation Capabilities
2020Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies for Nebraska
2020Winter Nursery Support for Soybean Breeding & Genetic Studies
2020Creating Five High-Yield Soybean Variety Pairs with Contrasting Biological Nitrogen Fixation Capabilities
2020Increasing Genetic Diversity, Yield, and Protein of US Commercial Soybean Germplasm
2019Utilizing unique genetic diversity to combine elevated protein concentration with high yield in new varieties and experimental lines (Year 1 of 3)1920-152-0113)
2019Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies for Nebraska
2019Winter Nursery Support for Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies
2018Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines (1820-152-0106-B)
2018Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies for Nebraska
2018Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
2017Coordinated National Evaluation of High-yield Soybean Lines with Improved Oil and Meal Composition Traits (1720-152-0107)
2017Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies for Nebraska
2017Winter Nursery Support for Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies
2017Implementing and Vetting Genomic Selection in Soybean
2016Identifying high yield genotypes in the USDA soybean germplasm collection
2016Coordinated Wide-area Evaluation of High-yield Soybean Lines with Improved Oil and Meal Composition Traits (Year 2 of 1520-632-6621)
2016Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies for Nebraska
2016Implementing and Vetting Genomic Selection in Soybean
2016Winter Nursery Support for Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies
2015Enhancing soybean germplasm through biotechnology
2015Identifying high-yield genotypes in the USDA soybean germplasm collection
2015Soybean breeding and genetics research for Nebraska
2015Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
2015Coordinated Wide-area Evaluation of High-yield Soybean Lines with Improved Oil and Meal Composition Traits (Year 1 of 1520-632-6221)
2014Soybean breeding and genetics research for Nebraska
2014Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
2014Coordinated Wide-area Evaluation of High-yield Soybean Lines with Improved Oil and Meal Composition Traits (1420-632-6621)
2013Soybean breeding and genetics research for Nebraska
2013Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
2013Confirmation of QTL for BPMV tolerance and evaluation of the effect of BPMV on soybean yield in tolerant and susceptible soybean lines
2013Quality Traits Regional Test (1320-632-6621)
2012Identifying soybean susceptible and resistance factors important for biotic stress and plant health
2012Confirmation of QTL for BPMV tolerance and evaluation of the effect of BPMV on soybean yield in tolerant and susceptible soybean lines
2012High-protein soybean grow out for NIR calibration
2012Soybean breeding and genetics research for Nebraska
2012Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
2012Quaity Traits Regional Test (Year 3 of 0221)
2011Soybean breeding and genetics research for Nebraska
2011Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
2011Quality Traits Regional Test (Year 2 of 0221)
2010Soybean breeding and genetics research for Nebraska
2010Quality Traits Regional Test (Year 1 of 0221)
2010Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
2009Winter nursery support for soybean breeding and genetic research
2009Quality Traits Regional Test (Year 3 of 7221)

Projects as Co-Investigator

Projects

Project Title
Increasing the rate of genetic gain for yield in soybean breeding programs
Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines (1720-152-0104)
Initiation of a genomic selection pipeline for public soybean breeders in the North Central region
Implementing and vetting genomic selection in soybeans
Resource-use efficiency of high-yield soybean
Characterization of root responses to elucidate the iron deficiency chlorosis (IDC) in soybean
Accelerating soybean yield and composition improvement through genomic selection
Accelerating soybean yield improvement by utilizing yield genes from soybean wild relatives
Increasing Soybean Yield with Exotic Germplasm (Year 1 of 1420-532-5650)
Drought, Heat, and Flood Tolerant Varieties for the Midwest and South: Building on Success (Year 1 of 1420-532-5613)
Exploring Soybean Yield Potential through Modification of Plant Architecture (1420-532-5617)
Identifying soybean susceptible and resistance factors important for biotic stress and plant health
Expanding the Genetic Base of U.S. Soybean Production to Improve Productivity (Year 1 of 1232)
High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement Using Genetics and Genomics (1204)
Enhancing soybean germplasm through biotechnology

Projects - Individual Years

YearProject Title (each year)
2017Increasing the rate of genetic gain for yield in soybean breeding programs
2017Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines (1720-152-0104)
2016Initiation of a genomic selection pipeline for public soybean breeders in the North Central region
2015Implementing and vetting genomic selection in soybeans
2015Resource-use efficiency of high-yield soybean
2015Characterization of root responses to elucidate the iron deficiency chlorosis (IDC) in soybean
2015Accelerating soybean yield and composition improvement through genomic selection
2015Accelerating soybean yield improvement by utilizing yield genes from soybean wild relatives
2014Increasing Soybean Yield with Exotic Germplasm (Year 1 of 1420-532-5650)
2014Drought, Heat, and Flood Tolerant Varieties for the Midwest and South: Building on Success (Year 1 of 1420-532-5613)
2014Exploring Soybean Yield Potential through Modification of Plant Architecture (1420-532-5617)
2013Identifying soybean susceptible and resistance factors important for biotic stress and plant health
2011Expanding the Genetic Base of U.S. Soybean Production to Improve Productivity (Year 1 of 1232)
2011High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement Using Genetics and Genomics (1204)
2009Enhancing soybean germplasm through biotechnology