Mahendra Dia

Horticultural Science
North Carolina State University, NC, USA
diamahendra@gmail.com

Fields of interest:

Plant Breeding; Molecular Breeding; Plant Genetics; Statistics; SAS, R and Python, Plant Biotechnology.

Recent publications:

Dia, M., T.C. Wehner, R. Hassell, D.S. Price, G.E. Boyhan, S. Olson, S. King, A.R. Davis, G.E. Tolla, J. Bernier, and B. Juarez. 2014-5. Value of locations for representing mega-environment and for testing yield of watermelon. [Crop Sci.– In review].

Dia, M., T.C. Wehner, R. Hassell, D.S. Price, G.E. Boyhan, S. Olson, S. King, A.R. Davis, G.E. Tolla, J. Bernier, and B. Juarez. 2014-5. Genotype x environment interaction and stability analysis of performance of fruit yield and yield components in watermelon [Citrullus lanatus (Thumb.) Matsum & Nakai] tested in multiple US locations. Crop Sci. [In review- CROP-2015-09-0147-ORA ].

Dia, M., and T. C. Wehner. 2014. Analysis of genotype x environment interaction (GxE) using SAS programming. J Hered [In review-JOH-2014-212].

Kumar, R., M. Dia and T. C. Wehner. 2013. Implications of mating behavior in watermelon breeding. HortScience 48: 960-964

Dia, M. and T. C. Wehner. 2010. Efficient breeding methods for yield in watermelon: a review. Proc.   Cucurbitaceae 2010, Charleston, SC, p. 19-21.

Dia, M., D.C. Weindorf, C. Thompson, H. Cummings, T. Rusu, and H. Cacovean. 2009. Spatial distribution of heavy metals in the soils of Erath County, Texas. Studia Geographia. 54(2):99-114.

Weindorf, D.C., R. Sarkar, M. Dia, H. Wang, Q. Chang, B. Haggard, A. McWhirt, and A. Wooten. 2007. Correlation of X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectrometry and Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES) for Elemental Determination in Composted Products. Compost Sci. and Utilization

Weindorf, D.C., B. Rinard, S. Johnson, B. Haggard, J. McPherson, M. Dia, C. Spinks, and A. McWhirt. 2007. High resolution soil survey of Capulin Volcano National Monument, New Mexico, USA. Bulletin USAMV-CN 63:23-27.