The Snider Cotton Physiology Lab addresses a range of research topics of importance to stakeholders. The 3 main areas of emphasis are:

Abiotic Stress Physiology

  • Much of the Snider Cotton Physiology Lab’s research has been devoted to deepening understanding of the physiological response of the cotton crop to yield-limiting abiotic stresses, with a particular emphasis on water and temperature stresses.
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Irrigation Management

  • The Snider Cotton Physiology Lab has also focused on the use of novel irrigation scheduling strategies that maximize resource use efficiency and productivity for producers.
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Seedling Vigor

  • Cotton is known for having poor seedling vigor relative to other crop species, and it is well-known that vigorous early season growth is a desirable trait to minimize the risks of poor stand establishment.
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