graduate students and visiting scholars, 2010 Dr. Vyn with post-doc and visiting scholars in 2010
Graduate Students and Visiting Scholars, 2010     Dr. Vyn with Post-doc and Visiting Scholars in 2010

Current Graduate Students and Research Projects:

Ignacio Ciampitti, Ph.D.  Physiological and nitrogen use efficiency consequences of increased plant density, hybrid traits, and nitrogen management in high yield maize systems.

Peter Kovacs, Ph.D.  Maize plant uniformity and Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) studies associated with anhydrous ammonia application in automatic guidance systems.

Yanbing Xia, Ph.D. Photosynthetic and crop growth rate responses in maize hybrids at multiple plant densities and N rates.

Juan Pablo Burzaco. M.S.  Nitrification inhibitor effects on maize plant and nitrous oxide emission responses to urea ammonium-nitrate applications. 

Argentina graduate students with Tony Vyn (June, 2005) Graduate students present with Dr. Vyn, North Central ASA Conference, Moline, IL, March 16-17, 2004  
Argentina Graduate Students with Tony Vyn (June, 2005) Graduate Students present with Dr. Vyn at the North Central ASA Conference in Moline, Illinois (March 16-17, 2004)

Recent Graduate Student Theses:

Chris Boomsma, Ph.D.  Intra-specific Competition and Growth and Developmental Uniformity in Maize: Plant Density and Nitrogen Rate Effects.  (Ph.D. Thesis completed in June, 2009). 

Yanbing Xia, M.S.  Soybean plant responses to glyphosate and manganese in glyphostate-resistant production systems.  MS thesis completed in December, 2009. Yanbing is now a Ph.D. student in my program.

Jared Alsdorf, M.S. 2008.  Remote sensing of soybean at different row widths and population densities.  MS Thesis, Purdue University.  Major advisors Dr. Tony J. Vyn and Dr. Johannsen

Matias Canepa, M.S. 2007.  Strip-Till Corn Response to Deep Placement of Phosphorus and Potassium.  MS Thesis, Purdue University.  Major Advisor: Dr. Tony J. Vyn

Martin Gonzalo, Ph.D. 2006.  Determination of the Genetic Basis for Responses to Plant Population Density in Maize.  (co-advised by Dr. Lauren McIntyre and Dr. Tony Vyn)

Jason Brewer, M.S. Non-Thesis, 2006.  (co-advised with Dr. Lauren McIntyre). Major Paper: Tillage Effects on Plant-to-Plant Variability in Growth, Development and Yield in Corn: A Longitudinal Analysis.

Anita Gal. 2005. Depth Dependency of Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Changes with Long-term Tillage Systems.  MS Thesis, Purdue University.  Major Advisor: Dr. Tony J. Vyn

Ann Kline. 2005.  Corn Response to Deep Banding of Phosphorus and Potassium in High Yield Production Systems.  MS Thesis, Purdue University.  Major Advisor: Dr. Tony J. Vyn

Ignacio Victor Conti. 2005.  No-till Soybean Responses to Phosphorus and Potassium Placement and Associated Crop Management in Prior Corn.  MS Thesis, Purdue University.  Major Advisor: Dr. Tony J. Vyn

Mercedes Murua. 2002. Polymer Seed Coating Effects on Feasiblity of Early Planting in Corn.  MS Thesis, Purdue University.  Advisor: Dr. Tony J. Vyn

Award Winning Graduate Students!  
Dr. Vyn and Graduate Students in March, 2002  

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