St. John 209, Waimanalo Res. Sta.

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 291-6110

Fax: (808) 956-3894

Email: brewbake@hawaii.edu

James L. Brewbaker

Plant Breeder and Geneticist 

Specialties:

Plant Breeding and Genetics: Corn-Production-all aspects Leucaena-Production-all aspects Corn-Breeding Koa-Breeding Koa-Production-all aspects Forestry in gen.-Breeding Forage Crops in gen.-Breeding-Sensory Evaluation-Corn Bioenergy, notably bioethanol

Education:

Univ. of Colorado, 1944 Southern Methodist U., 1945 (US Navy) Texas U., 1945-6 (US Navy) Univ. Colorado 1946-8, BS Cum Laude, 1948 (Major; General Science) Cornell University, 1948-52 Ph.D., 1952 (Major; Plant Breeding and Biometry)

Courses Taught:

Research Interests:

Research in plant breeding, genetics, biometry and tropical agriculture

Director Hawaii Foundation Seeds (HFS) seed collections; www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hfs

Founder Hawaii Crop Imrpvovement Ass'n. 1971, long associated with development of Hawaii's seed industry. Many of my 52 graduates are employed by this industry internationally.

Research awards from Crop Science Soc. Amer., Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Nat'l. Ass'n. Plant Breeders, Hawaii Crop Impr. Ass'n (Brewbaker Student Awards)

Sabbatic research in India, Colombia, Mexico, Australia, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan

 

 

Selected Publications:

  • Agricultural Genetics, 156 pp., Prentice-Hall (Translations; 7 languages)
  • 1993 - Experimental Design on a Spreadsheet, 173 pp. on CD (v.4, 2004)
  • 1994 - Biometry on a Spreadsheet, 136 pp. on CD (v. 3, 2004)
  • 1995 - Quantitative Genetics on a Spreadsheet, 163 pp. on CD (v. 2, 2004)
  • 2003 - Corn Production in the Tropics, 66 pp.
  • Presently 282 Professional Publications (list available from JLB)
  • List of publications (PDF)