UMD: A Globally Connected University

Jose Costa

Professor Emeritus
2102 Plant Sciences Building
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 1317
Area of Expertise: 

Breeding and genetics of wheat and barley; utilization of molecular markers in plant breeding; breeding of wheat and barley with improved disease resistance, high grain yield, and high quality; breeding barley for development of feedstock for ethanol fuel, state variety testing of wheat and barley

College/School/Division: 
Languages: 
Country of Expertise: 
Degrees: 
Ph.D. Plant Breeding and Genetics Oregon State University (1990)