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Delta Research and Extension Center

Dr. Peggy ThaxtonDr. Peggy Thaxton Smith
Associate Research Professor/Cotton Breeder

Delta Research and Extension Center
82 Stoneville Road
P. O. Box 197
Stoneville, MS 38776

Telephone: (662) 686-3270
Fax No.: (662) 686-7336


  • PhD, Texas A&M University
    Major:Plant Breeding and Horticulture
  • MS, Texas A&M University
  • BS, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Research Areas:

  • Cotton Breeding
  • Host Plant Resistance
  • CRIS 171461--Cotton Germplasm Breeding for Improved Lint Yield, Fiber Quality, and Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stress