Dr. Jeffrey Wilson holds a PhD in Plant Breeding from Texas A&M University. At Texas A&M, he studied peanut diseases and genetics and has published numerous peer-reviewed papers on the inheritance of oil content and quality in peanut wild-species relatives. Dr. Wilson worked as a Valencia peanut breeder and field agronomist for over ten years in private industry and developed diverse practical experience in crop genetics. He now works in corporate management and as an agronomist with a biofertilizer company in Arizona. The goal of Dr. Wilson’s current research collaboration with the University of Arizona is effectively utilizing biostimulants to improve soils, reduce irrigation requirements, and increase crop yields and quality.
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