Stella Kantartzi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Plant Soil and Agricultural Systems
Office Phone: 618 | 453-1793
Building Location: Public Policy Institute, Room 107
She is a three-degree graduate of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, earning her bachelor's in 2000, her master's in 2003 and her doctorate in 2006. While pursuing her Ph.D. degree, she conducted research in the Dept. of Soil and Crop Sciences at Texas A and M University, College Station, TX as a visiting graduate student. From 2006-2008 she worked as a Post-doctoral Associate at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
Her research interests include development and release of soybean germplasm and cultivars with superior yield, resistance to multiple diseases and other economically important traits; application of novel lab and field techniques for accelerating soybean cultivar development; identification and characterization of new sources of genetic variation.
- PSAS 405 Plant Breeding
- PSAS 560A and B Field Plot Technique
- PSAS 582 Colloquium in Plant and Soil Science
- B.S. , Aristotle University; Thessaloniki, Greece
- MS. , Aristotle University; Thessaloniki, Greece
- Ph.D. , Aristotle University; Thessaloniki, Greece
Recent Publications and Awards
- Kantartzi S.K., 2013. Microsatellites. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC (ISBN-13: 978-1627033886)
- Registration of 'Saluki 4910' soybean [Glycine max (L.)Merr.] with high yield potential and resistance to multiple diseases, 2013 https://www.crops.org/publications/jpr/articles/7/1/31
- Registration of 'Saluki 4411' soybean with resistance to sudden death syndrome and HG Type 0(Race 3) soybean cyst nematode, 2012 https://www.crops.org/publications/jpr/articles/6/3/298
- Genetic analysis of yield components in the 'PI 438489B' by 'Hamilton' recombinant inbred line (RIL) population of soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.], 2012 http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jas/article/view/16926
- Associate Editor, Crop Science, since 2013
- CSSA-ASA-SSSA Ambassador, since 2012
- Patriotic Employer Award, 2011
- "SIU Develops High-Yield, Disease-Resistant Soybean" [The Saluki Times, 05/29/2013]