Vales, Maria Isabel individual record
Associate Professor

Dr. Vales leads the Texas A&M Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program. The goal of the Program is to develop high yielding potato varieties, mainly for the fresh and chipping markets, adapted to Texas growing conditions. She combines conventional and molecular tools to enhance the efficiency of potato breeding efforts and to maximize genetic gains from selection.

education and training
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Academic Articles60
  • Saxena, K. B., Sharma, D., & Vales, M. I. (2018). Development and Commercialization of CMS Pigeonpea Hybrids. Plant Breeding Reviews. (pp. 103-167). John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
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  • Hayes, P. M., Marquez‐Cedillo, L., Mundt, C. C., Richardson, K., & Vales, M. I. (2008). Perspectives on Finding and using Quantitative Disease Resistance Genes in Barley. Plant Breeding: The Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium. (pp. 182-200). Blackwell Publishing.
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Conference Papers5
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First Name
Maria Isabel
Last Name
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Horticultural Sciences; 2133 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2133