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Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Room 242
Phone: (208) 885-6274
Fax: (208) 885-7760

Mailing Address:
Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

Shree Singh

Shree Singh

Office: BRB 113
Phone: (208) 423-6609
Email: singh@kimberly.uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Kimberly Research & Extension Center
3793 N 3600 E
Kimberly, ID 83341-5076

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Selected Publications
    • Singh, S.P., H. Terán, H.F. Schwartz, K. Otto, D.G. Debouck, W. Roca, and M. Lema. 2012. White mold resistant interspecific common bean breeding line VRW 32 derived from Phaseolus costaricensis. J. Plant Reg. 6: (in press).
    • Duncan, R.W., R.L. Gilbertson, and S.P. Singh. 2012. Direct and marker-assisted selection for resistance to common bacterial blight in common bean. Crop Sci. 52: 1511-1521.
    • Brick, M.A., J.B. Ogg, H.F. Schwartz, J.J. Johnson, F. Judson, S.P. Singh, P.N. Miklas, and M. Pastor-Corrales. 2011. Registration of ‘Croissant’ pinto bean. J. Plant Reg. 5:299-303.
    • Duncan, R.W., S.P. Singh, and R.L. Gilbertson. 2011. Interaction of common bacterial blight bacteria with disease resistance quantitative trait loci in common bean. Phytopathology 101:425-435.
    • Miklas, P.N., S.P. Singh, H. Terán, J.D. Kelly, and J.R. Smith. 2011. Registration of common bacterial blight resistant cranberry dry bean germplasm line USCR-CBB-20. J. Plant Regstr. 5: 98-102.
    • Singh, S.P., and H.F. Schwartz. 2011. Breeding common bean for resistance to insect pests and nematodes: A review. Can. J. Plant Sci. 91:239-250.
    • Singh, S.P., H. Terán, M. Lema, and R. Hayes. 2011. Selection for dry bean yield on-station versus on-farm conventional and organic production systems. Crop Sci. 51:621-630.
    • Westermann, D.T.,  H. Terán, C.G. Muñoz-Perea, and S.P. Singh. 2011. Nutrient uptake and utilization by common bean landraces and cultivars in seven stressed and non-stressed organic and conventional production systems. Can. J. Plant Sci. 91:1089-1099.
    • Singh, S.P., and H.F. Schwartz. 2010. Breeding common bean for resistance to diseases: A review. Crop Sci. 50: 2199-2223.
    • Terán, H., and S.P. Singh. 2010. Gamete and recurrent selection for improving physiological resistance to white mold in common bean. Can. J. Plant Sci. 90:153-162.
  • Research Projects
    • Directs genetics and plant breeding program to produce superior dry bean germplasm and cultivars broadly adapted to western and midwestern growth environments
    • Emphasis on broadening genetic base and development of upright early maturing cultivars with resistance to multiple biotic and abiotic stresses, primarily in pink, pinto and red market classes
  • Awards and Honors
    • International Service in Crop Science Award, 2010
    • Fellow, American Society of Agronomy, 2003
    • Fellow, Crop Science Society of America, 2003
    • Honorable recognition as extraordinary investigator by Estación Agro-Industrial Obispo Colombres, Tucuman, Argentina, for the impact of bean cultivars, personnel trained, and technical support provided to Argentina from 1980 to 1998,  April 2003
    • Honorable recognition by Universidad Gabriel Rene Moreno, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, for bean cultivars released, June 1998
    • Honorable recognition by the National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIAP), Quito, Ecuador, for bean cultivars released and technical support provided to the National Legume Program, June 1998
    • Honorable recognition by the National Agricultural Research Enterprise (EMBRAPA) and the National Center for Rice and Bean (CNPAF), Goiania, Brazil, for release of common bean cultivars, October 1995
    • Outstanding Research Publication Award, CIAT, Cali, Colombia, December 1991
    • Meritorious Service Award, Bean Improvement Cooperative, U.S.A., November 1991
    • Sigma Xi, national honorary society, 1973
    • Gama Sigma Delta, national honorary society, 1972
    • Recipient of the National Merit Scholarship, India, 1963-68
    • Vice Chancellor’s Award for the second highest academic achievement in the University of Gorakhpur, November 1963