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Karen Ann-Kuenzel Moldenhauer

Karen Ann-Kuenzel Moldenhauer

Professor

Arkansas Rice Industry Chair in Variety Development

Director Experiment Station

(RIRE)-Rice Research & Extension Center

Phone: 870-673-2661

Fax: (870) 673-4315

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Program Area

INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS:

  •  Malaysia, Columbia, Guatemala,, Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Ivory Coast, Japan

Other Information

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Society of Agronomy
  • Crop Science Society
  • American Association of Cereal Chemists
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Research Emphasis

VARIETIES RELEASE IN ARKANSAS 1982-PRESENT:

  • Newbonnet, Bond, Tebonnet, Katy, Alan, Millie, Orion, Adair, LaGrue, Kaybonnet, Drew, Wells, Francis, Ahrent, Banks, Cybonnet, Medark, Spring, CL171-AR, Taggart, and Templeton

PATENTS:

  • Granted: Wells - U.S. Patent No. 6,281,416 B1 issued August 28, 2001; Ahrent -
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,727,414 issued  April 27, 2004; Francis -
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,953,880 issued October 11, 2005; Banks -
  • U.S. Patent No. US 7,141,726 B2  issued: November 28, 2006; Spring -
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,429,697 issued September 30, 2008
  • Applied for: CL171-AR  Docket No.1472-004 filed May 2 2007

PVP:

  • Granted: Wells - PVP No.200000077 in 2004; Ahrent - PVP No.200200051 in 2005; Francis - PVP No.200300066 in 2005
  •  Applied for: CL171-AR No. 200800166 filed in 2008

 
EUCPVP:

  • Applied for: Cl171AR CPVO file No. 2008/1017

RESEARCH FUNDING 1982 - PRESENT:

  • $7.2 million  

Education

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1982, Plant Breeding
  • M.S., North Carolina State University, 1977, Plant Breeding
  • B.S., Iowa State University, 1975, Biology         

Professional Background

  • 09/02 - Present: Professor and Rice Industry Chair for Variety Development, RREC
  • 11/01 - 11/02: Professor and  Interim Director Rice Research and Extension Center, Stuttgart, AR
  • 07/92 - Present: Professor - Agronomy, University of Arkansas, RREC
  • 07/87 - 06/92: Associate Professor   Agronomy, University of Arkansas, RREC
  • 05/82 - 06/87: Assistant Professor Agronomy, University of Arkansas, RREC

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2007
  • John White Team Award for Research, UA Division of Ag, 2004
  • RTWG Distinguished Rice Research and Education Team Award, 2004
  • First recipient of the Rice Industry Chair for Variety Development, 2002
  • RTWG Distinguished Research and Education Award, 2002
  • Friend of the Farmer Award, Riceland Foods, 2001
  • Fellow American Society of Agronomy, 1999
  • Fellow  Crop Science Society of America, 1998