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Bo Zhang


Research Assistant Professor

School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Bo Zhang's soybean breeding research seeks to improve current and develop new soybean cultivars for the Virginia and mid-Atlantic growing region of the US. Her lab is currently working to expand herbicide tolerant soybean varieties, increase VA soybean growers' competitiveness through value-added traits in soybeans, and increase soybean yield through improved pest resistance, stress tolerance, and improved seed quality.

Research Interests

Soybean breeding, crop genetics