Name: Amika Chandra
Affiliation: AgriLife Research
Department: Dallas AREC
Phone: 972.231.5362
Expertise: Breeding for improved characteristics in turfgrass species through the use of conventional as well as cellular and modern molecular genetics tools, identifying genes and/or associated genetic markers for important traits like tolerance to water stress, extreme temperatures, and resistance to insects and pathogens.
Water Resources Program Areas:
  • Crop and Landscape Water Use