Edilberto D. Redoña

Edilberto D. Redoña

Research Professor

Agronomy - Plant Breeding

Mailing Address:
Delta Research and Extension Center
P O Box 197
Stoneville, MS 38776
Physical Address:
Delta Research and Extension Center
82 Stoneville Road
Stoneville, MS 38776
Research/Extension Assignments:
  • Development of improved long-grain rice varieties for plant type, grain yield potential, disease resistance, grain quality traits and milling yields, and including those with imidazolinone herbicide resistance.
  • Utilizing and researching breeding methods, including molecular breeding.
  • Understanding the genetic basis of key traits in rice.

  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis
  • M.S., University of California, Davis
  • M.S., University of the Philippines Los Baños
  • B.S., Silliman University

Society Membership:
  • Crop Science Society of America
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture
  • National Research Council of the Philippines
  • Phi Sigma Biological Science Honor Society
  • Philippine-American Academy for Science and Engineering
  • Society for the Advancement of Breeding Researches in Asia and Oceania (SABRAO)
  • The Asia Rice Foundation
  • US National Association of Plant Breeders
  • US Rice Technical Working Group


  • Huang, X., S. Jang, B. Kim, Z. Piao, E. Redoña, H.-J. Koh. 2021. Evaluating genotype x environment interactions of yield traits and adaptability in rice cultivars grown under temperate, subtropical, and tropical environments. Agriculture 11(6):558. Download
  • Kakar, N., R. Bheemanahalli, S. Jumaa, E. Redoña, M. Warburton, K.R. Reddy. 2021. Assessment of agro-morphological, physiological and yield traits diversity among tropical rice. PeerJ 9:e11752.  Download
  • Reddy, K. R., A. Seghal, S. Jumaa, R. Bheemanahalli, N. Kakar, E. D. Redona, C. Wijewardana, F. A. Alsajri, D. Chastain, W. Gao, S. Taduri, A. A. Lone. 2021. Morpho-physiological characterization of diverse rice genotypes for seedling stage high- and low-temperature tolerance. Agronomy 11:112. Download
  • Redoña, E. D., W. E. Smith, M. Hardman, J. Glenn, C. Crocker, T. Tradesco, L. S. Lanford. 2021. Mississippi Rice Variety Trials, 2020. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 557, Mississippi State University.  Download
  • Ye, C., X. Li, E. Redoña, T. Ishimaru, K. Jagadish. 2021. Genetics and breeding of heat tolerance in rice. In Rice Improvement: Physiological, Molecular Breeding and Genetic Perspectives, J. Ali and S.H Wani (Eds.), Springer (Open Access), pp. 203-220.  Download
  • Jumaa, S. H., A. Sehgal, N. Kakar, E. Redoña, D. Chastain, W. Gao, M.L. Warburton, K. R. Reddy. 2020. Evaluation of rice genotypes for early- and mid-season vigor using morphological and physiological traits. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 64(3):319-345.
  • Jumaa, S. H., N. Kakar, E. Redoña, A. A. Lone, D. Chastain, W. Gao, M. L. Warburton, K. R Reddy. 2020. Assessing the early-season vigor of a diverse rice population by using morphophysiological traits. SABRAO Journal of Breeding & Genetics 52(3):248-270.  Download
  • Redona, E. D., B. Chaney, J. Glenn, B. R. Golden, W. E. Smith, C. Lanford, L. S. Lanford, T. Tradesco. 2020. Mississippi Rice Variety Trials, 2019. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 548. Download
  • Jumaa, S. H., E. D. Redoña, T. Walker, W. Gao, K. R. Reddy. 2019. Developing screening tools for early-season high- and low- temperature stress tolerance in rice. SABRAO Journal of Breeding and Genetics 51:12-36. Download
  • Kakar, N., S. H. Jumaa, E. D. Redona, M. L. Warburton, K. R. Reddy. 2019. Evaluating rice for salinity using pot-culture provides a systematic tolerance assessment at the seedling stage. Rice 12:57.  Download
  • Lone, A. A., S. H. Jumaa, C. Wijewardana, S. Taduri, E. D. Redona, K. R. Reddy. 2019. Drought stress tolerance screening of elite American breeding rice genotypes using low-cost pre-fabricated mini-hoop modules. Agronomy 9(4):199.  Download
  • Meng, X., H. Mujahid, Y. Zhang, X. Peng, E. D. Redona, C. Wang, Z. Peng. 2019. Comprehensive analysis of the lysine succinylome and protein co-modifications in developing rice seeds. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics 18(12):2359-2372. Download
  • Redoña, E. D., B. R. Golden, W. E. Smith, J. Glenn, C. Lanford, B. Chaney, L. S. Lanford. 2019. Mississippi Rice Variety Trials, 2018. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 537, Mississippi State University.  Download
  • Singh, B., D. R. Chastain, S. Jumaa, C. Wijewardana, E. D. Redoña, W. Gao, K.R. Reddy. 2019. Projected day/night temperatures specifically limits rubisco activity and electron transport in diverse rice cultivars. Environmental and Experimental Botany 159:191-199. Download
  • Collard, B. C. Y., E. D. Redoña, N. U. Khan. 2018. Advancing breeding and genetics research in Asia and Oceania for 50 years through SABRAO. SABRAO J. Breed. Genet. 50: 1-8. Download
  • Redoña, E. D., B. R. Golden, W. E. Smith, Z. D. Dickey, J. Glenn. L. S. Lanford. 2018. Mississippi Rice Variety Trials, 2017. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 528. Download
  • Meng, X., S. Xing, L. M. Perez, X. Peng, Q. Zhao, E.D. Redoña, C. Wang, Z. Peng. 2017. Proteome-wide analysis of lysine 2-hydroxyisobutyrylation in developing rice (Oryza sativa) seeds. Scientific Reports 7(1):17486. Download
  • Redoña, E.D., B. R. Golden, W. E. Smith, Z. D. Dickey, J. Glenn. L. S. Lanford. 2017. Mississippi Rice Variety Trials, 2016. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 517. Download
  • Singh, B., K. R. Reddy, E.D. Redoña, T. Walker. 2017. Developing a screening tool for osmotic stress tolerance classification of rice cultivars based on in vitro seed germination. Crop Sci. 57:387-394. Download
  • Singh, B., K.R. Reddy, E.D. Redoña, T. Walker. 2017. Screening of rice cultivars for morpho-physiological responses to early-season soil moisture stress. Rice Science 24:322-335. Download
  • Li, T., J. Ali, M. Marcaida, O. Angeles, N. Franje, J. Revilleza, E. Manalo, E. Redoña, J. Xu, Z. Li. 2016. Combining limited multiple environment trials data with crop modeling to identify widely adaptable rice varieties. PLOS One. Download
  • Redoña, E.D., B.R. Golden, P. W. Fitts, W. E. Smith, Z.D. Dickey, J.L. Corbin, L. S. Lanford, G. T. Hollister. 2016. Missississippi Rice: Rice Variety Trials, 2015. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 506. Download
  • Spindel, J.E., H. Begum, D. Akdemir, B. Collard, E. Redoña, J.L. Jannink, S. McCouch. 2016. Genome-wide prediction models that incorporate de novo GWAS are a powerful new tool for tropical rice improvement. Heredity 116: 395-408. Download
  • Baliuag, N.N.A., E.D. Redoña, J.E. Hernandez, P.C. Sta. Cruz, C. Ye. 2015. Genetic analysis for heat tolerance and early morning flowering traits at flowering stage in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Philippine Journal of Crop Science 40(3):62-72. Download
  • Redoña, E.D., R. L. Atwill, J. L. Corbin, P. W. Fitts, L. S. Lanford, S. D. Shaeffer, T. W. Walker. 2015. Missississippi Rice: Rice Variety Trials, 2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 491, Mississippi State University. 17 pp. Download
  • Spindel, J., H. Begum, D. Akdemir, P. Virk, B. Collard, E. Redoña, G. Atlin, J. -L. Jannink, S. R. McCouch. 2015. Genomic Selection and Association Mapping in rice (Oryza sativa): Effect of trait genetic architecture, training population composition, marker number and statistical model on accuracy of rice genomic selection in elite, tropical rice breeding lines. PLoS Genetics 11(2). Download
  • Ye, C., F. A. Tenorio, E. D. Redoña, P. S. Morales-Cortezano, G. A. Cabrega, K. S. Jagadish, G. B. Gregorio, G. B. 2015. Fine-mapping and validating qHTSF4. 1 to increase spikelet fertility under heat stress at flowering in rice. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 128(8):1507-1517. Download
  • Ye, C., F. A. Tenorio, M. A. Argayoso, M. A. Laza, H. -J. Koh, E. D. Redoña, K. S. Jagadish, G. B. Gregorio. 2015. Identifying and confirming quantitative trait loci associated with heat tolerance at flowering stage in different rice populations. BMC Genetics 16(1): 41. Download
  • Mo Y.J., J.U. Jeung, W.C. Shin, K.Y. Kim, C. Ye, E.E. Redoña, B.K. Kim. 2014. Effects of allelic variations in starch synthesis-related genes on grain quality traits of Korean nonglutinous rice varieties under different temperature conditions. Breeding Science 64: 1-12. Download
  • Bandillo, N., C. Raghavan, A.P. Muyco, M.A.L. Sevilla, T.I. Lobina, J.C. Dilla-Ermita, C.W. Tung, S. McCouch, M. Thomson, R. Mauleon, R.K. Singh, G. Gregorio, E. Redoña, H. Leung. 2013. Multi-parent advanced generation inter-cross (MAGIC) populations in rice: progress and potential for genetics research and breeding. Rice 6:11. Download
  • Tenorio, F.A., C. Ye, E. Redo ña, S. Sierra, M. Laza, M.A. Argayoso. 2013. Screening rice genetic resources for heat tolerance. SABRAO Journal of Breeding and Genetics 45:341-351. Download
  • Jagadish, S.V.K., E.M. Septiningsih, A. Kohli, M.J. Thomson, C. Ye, E. Redoña, A. Kumar, G.B. Gregorio, R. Wassmann, A.M. Ismail, R.K. Singh. 2012. Genetic advances in adapting rice to a rapidly changing climate. 2012. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 198:363-370. Download
  • Ye, C., M.A. Argayoso, E.D. Redoña, S.N. Sierra, M.A. Laza, C.J. Dilla, Y. Mo, M.J. Thomson, J. Chin, C.B. Delaviña, G.Q. Diaz, J.E. Hernandez. 2012. Mapping QTL for heat tolerance at flowering stage in rice using SNP markers. Plant Breeding 131:33-41. Download
  • Ye, C., S. Fukai, D. Godwin, H. Koh, R. Reinke, Y. Zhou, C. Lambrides, W. Jiang, P. Snell, E. Redoña. 2010. A QTL controlling low temperature induced spikelet sterility at booting stage in rice. Euphytica 176:291-301. Download