Vijay Tiwari

Vijay Tiwari
Assistant Research Professor
Organizational Unit
Assistant Research Professor
Vijay Tiwari
University of Maryland
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture
2102 Plant Sciences Building
4291 Fieldhouse Drive
College Park, Maryland 20742
Phone (main): 301 405-6244
Fax: 301 314-9308


  • Genetics and genomics of small grain crops with emphasis on wheat, rye and barley.
  • Integrating genomic tools and germplasm development to achieve the goals of sustainable agriculture.
  • Identification of novel genes and alleles against abiotic and biotic stresses is a key step to perform genetic improvement of crop plants.
  • Identification, transfer, and isolation of important genes and alleles playing vital role against abiotic and biotic stresses in small grain crops
  • Molecular understanding of yield and yield contributing factors in bread wheat