Brian S. Baldwin

Brian S. Baldwin


Agronomy - Alternative crops

Mailing Address:
Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Physical Address:
364 Dorman Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Research/Extension Assignments:
  • Applying agronomic systems to new crops
  • Selection and development of new genotypes adapted to Mississippi

  • Ph.D., New Mexico State University
  • M.S., New Mexico State University
  • B.A., Bates College

  • Plant Propagation (PSS 3923)
  • Plant Breeding (PSS 4503/6503)
  • Advanced Plant Breeding (PSS 8513)

Society Membership:
  • Agronomy Society of America
  • American Association of Industrial Crops
  • Crop Science Society
  • Mississippi Biomass Council


  • Baldwin, B. S., J. Morrison, A. H. Mohammed. 2021. Evaluating salinity tolerance in progeny of domestic and wild barley crosses at germination stage. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment 4(3):e20189. Download
  • Mohamed, A. H., J. Morrison, B. S. Baldwin. 2021. Preliminary screening of domestic barley and wild barley genotypes for salt tolerance. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment 4(2):e20151.  Download
  • Mohammed, A. H., J. I. Morrison, B. S. Baldwin. 2021. Evaluating salinity tolerance in progeny of domestic and wild barley crosses at the seedling growth stage. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment 4(3):e20160.  Download
  • Billman, E. D., J. I. Morrison, B. S. Baldwin. 2020. Breeding a heat-tolerant annual ryegrass for earlier fall planting in the southeastern United States. Crop Science 60(2):830-840. Download
  • Guo, M., B. S. Baldwin, H. Li, J. I. Morrison. 2020. Thermochemical processing of animal manures for bioenergy and biochar. In: H.M. Waldrip, P.H. Pagliari, and Z. He (Ed.), Animal Manure: Production, Characteristics, Environmental Concerns and Management 67. Download
  • Mohammed, A. H., J. I. Morrison, B. S. Baldwin. 2020. Interspecific crosses between domestic and wild barley and embryo rescue to overcome sexual incompatibilities. Agrosystem, Geoscience Environment 3(1):e20130. Download
  • Nattrass, M. P., J. Morrison, B. S. Baldwin. 2020. Influence of temperature and vegetation on selenium removal in constructed wetland microcosms. Journal of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation.
  • Wewalwela, J., T. Yuan, J. Donaldson, B. S. Baldwin, J. J. Varco, J. B. Rushing, H. Lu, M. Williams. 2020. Associative nitrogen fixation linked with three perennial bioenergy grasses in field and greenhouse experiments. GCB Bioenergy 12(12):1104-1117.  Download
  • Nattrass, M. P., R. McGrew, J. Morrison, B. S. Baldwin. 2019. Phytoremediation of selenium-impacted water by aquatic macrophytes. Journal of Mining Reclamation 8(1):69-79.
  • Lee, D., E. Ablerle, E. Anderson, W. Anderson, B. S. Baldwin, D. Baltensperger, M. Barrett, J. Blumenthal, S. Bonos, J. Bouton, D. I. Bransby, C. Brummer, P. S. Burks, C. Chen, C. Daly, J. Egenolf, R. Farris, J. Fike, R. Gausooin, J. Gill, K. Gravois, M. Halbleib, A. Hale, W. Hanna, K. Harmoney, E. Heaton, R. Heiniger, L. Hoffman, C. Hong, V. Kakani, R. Kallenbach, B. Macoon, J. Medley, A. Missaoui, R. Mitchell, K. Moore, J. Morrison, G. Odvody, J. D. Richwine, R. Okoshi, J. Parrish, L. Quinn, E. Richard, W. Rooney, J. B. Rushing, R. Schnell, M. Sousek, S. Staggenborg, T. Tew, G. Uehara, D. Viands, T. Voigt, D. Williams, L. Williams, L. Wilson, A. Wycislo, Y. Yang, V. Owens. 2018. Biomass production of herbaceous energy crops in the United States: Field trial results and yield potential maps from the multiyear regional feedstock partnership. GCB Bioenergy 10: 698-716. Download
  • Ranathungee, C., G. L. Wheeler, M. E. Chimahusky, M. M. Kennedy, J. I. Morrison, B. S. Baldwin, A. D. Perkins, M. E. Welch. 2018. Transcriptome profiles of sunflower reveal the potential role of microsatellites in gene expression divergence. Molecular Ecology 27(5):1188-1199. Download
  • Krapfl, K. J., S. D. Roberts, J. A. Hatten, B. S. Baldwin, R. J. Rousseau, M. W. Shankle. 2017. Establishment phase productivity of loblolly pine and switchgrass when grown across a gradient of cultural treatment and site productivity. Forest Ecology and Management 400: 228-237. Download
  • Bourguignon, M., K. J. Moore, R. C. Brown, K. H. Kim, B. S. Baldwin, R. Hintz. 2017. Variety trial and pyrolysis potential of kenaf grown in Midwest United States. BioEnergy Research 10(1):36-49. Download
  • Krapfl, K. J., J. A. Hatten, S. D. Roberts, B. S. Baldwin, R. J. Rousseau, M. W. Shankle. 2016. Capacity of biochar application and nitrogen fertilization to mitigate grass competition upon tree seedlings during stand regeneration. Forest Ecology and Management 376:298-309. Download
  • Rushing, J. B., U. K. Saha, R. Lemus, L. Sonon, B. S. Baldwin. 2016. Analysis of some important forage quality attributes is Southeastern wildrye (Elymus glabriflrous) using near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry 7(9):70933. Download
  • Stombock, L. B., D. Jeremic Nikolic, B. S. Baldwin, A. Borazjani, S. V. Diehl. 2016. Bioremediation of oriented strand board (OSB) process wastewater. BioResources 11(4):10002-10013. Download
  • Perera, D., D. Barnes, B.S. Baldwin, N.A. Reichert. 2015. Mutagenesis of in vitro cultures of Miscanthus x giganteous cultivar Freedom and detecting polymorphisms of regenerated plants using ISSR markers. Industrial Crops and Products 65:110-116. Download
  • Perera, D., D. J. Barnes, B. S. Baldwin, N. A. Reichert. 2015. Direct and indirect in vitro regeneration of Miscanthus x giganteus cultivar Freedom: Effects of explant type and medium on regeneration efficiency. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology 51(3):294-302. Download
  • Rushing, J. B., B. S. Baldwin. 2015. Optimal sowing depth for southeastern wildrye (Elymus glabriflorus). Native Plants Journal 16(3):243-247. Download
  • Temus, V., Baldwin, B. S., Reddy, K. R., Riffell, S. K. 2015. Harvesting effects on species composition and distribution of cover attributes in mixed native warm-season grass stands. Environments 2015(2):167-185. Download
  • Krapfl, K.J., J. Hatten, S.D. Roberts, B.S. Baldwin, R.J. Rousseau, and M.W. Shankle. 2014. Soil Properties, Nitrogen Status, and Switchgrass Productivity in a Biochar-Amended Silty Clay Loam. Soil Science Society of America Journal, Vol. 78(S1):136-145. Download
  • Temu, V., B.J. Rude, and B.S. Baldwin. 2014. Nutritive Value Response of Native Warm-Season Forage Grasses to Harvest Intervals and Durations in Mixed Stands. Plants 3(2):266-283. Download
  • Temu, V., B.J. Rude, and B.S. Baldwin. 2014. Yield Response of Native Warm-Season Forage Grasses to Harvest Intervals and Durations in Mixed Stands. Agronomy Journal 4(1):90-107. Download
  • Temu, V., B.S. Baldwin, K.R. Reddy, S. Riffell, and L.W. Burger. 2014. Wildlife Habitat Quality (Sward Structure and Ground Cover) Response of Mixed Native Warm-Season Grasses to Harvesting. Environments 1(1):75-91. Download
  • Knoll, J.E., W.F. Anderson, E. Richard, J. Doran-Peterson, B.S. Baldwin, A. Hale, and R.P. Viator. 2013. Harvest date effects on biomass quality and ethanol yield of new energycane (Saccharum hyb.) genotypes in the Southeast USA. Biomass & Bioenergy, Vol. 56:147-156. Download
  • Ribeiro, D.N., Z. Pan, S.O. Duke, V.K. Nandula, B.S. Baldwin, D.R. Shaw, and F.E. Dayan. 2013. Involvement of facultative apomixis in inheritance of EPSPS gene amplification in glyphosate-resistant Amaranthus palmeri. Planta, Vol. 239(1):199-212. Download
  • Rushing, J.B., B.S. Baldwin, A.G. Taylor, V.N. Owens, J.H. Fike, and K.J. Moore. 2013. Seed Safening from Herbicidal Injury in Switchgrass Establishment. Crop Science, Vol. 53(4):1650-1657. Download
  • Chouvarine, P., A.M. Cooksey, F.M. McCarthy, D.A. Ray, B.S. Baldwin, S.C. Burgess, D.G. Peterson. 2012. Transcriptome-based differentiation of closely-related Miscanthus lines. PLoS ONE 7(1):e29850. Download
  • Jeliazkov, V.D., B.A. Vick, B.S. Baldwin, N.W. Buehring, T. Astatkie, B.B. Johnson. 2012. Effect of planting date, N rate, and hybrid sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Journal of Plant Nutrition. Download
  • Johnston, I., R. Singleterry, C. Reid, D.L. Sparks, B.S. Baldwin, S. Hill, W.P. Williams, A.E. Brown. 2012. The fate of aflatoxin in corn fermentation. Natural Resources Journal 3(3):126-136. Download
  • Woli, P., J.O. Paz, D.J. Lang, B.S. Baldwin, J.R. Kiniry. 2012. Soil and variety effects on the energy and carbon balances of switchgrass-derived ethanol. Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems 2012(2):65-74. Download
  • Jeliazkov, V.D., B.A. Vick, B.S. Baldwin, N.W. Buehring, C.E. Coker, T. Astatkie, and B.B. Johnson. 2011. Oil productivity and composition of sunflower as a function of hybrid and planting date. Industrial Crops and Products 33(2):537-543. Download
  • Seepaul, R., B. Macoon, K.R. Reddy, B.S. Baldwin. 2011. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) intraspecific variation and thermotolerance classification using in vitro seed germination assay. American Journal of Plant Sciences 2(2):134-147. Download
  • Baldwin, B.S., D.S. Horton, J.R. Ouellette, M. Cirtain, S.T. Franklin, J.E. Preece. 2009. Propagation methods for rivercane (Arundinaria gigantea). Castanea 74(3):300-316. Download
  • Baldwin, B.S., R.D. Cossar. 2009. Castor yield in response to planting date at four locations in the south-central United States. Industrial Crops and Products 29:316-319. Download
  • Barnes, D., B.S. Baldwin, D.A. Braasch. 2009. Ricin accumulation and degradation during castor seed development and late germination. Industrial Crops and Products 30:254-258. Download
  • Jeliazkov, V.D., B.A. Vick, B.S. Baldwin, N.W. Buehring, T. Astatkie, B.J. Johnson. 2009. Oil content and saturated fatty acids in sunflower as a function of planting date, nitrogen rate, and hybrid. Agronomy Journal 101(4):1003-1011. Download
  • Anderson, W.F., M.D. Casler, B.S. Baldwin. 2008. Improvement of perennial forage species as feedstock for bioenergy. Pages 347-376 in W. Vermerris, editor, Genetic Improvement of Bioenergy Crops, Part 2. Springer Publishing. Download
  • Jeliazkov, V.D., B.A. Vick, M.W. Ebelhar, N.W. Buehring, B.S. Baldwin, T. Astatkie, J.F. Miller. 2008. Yield, oil content and composition of sunflower grown at multiple locations in Mississippi. Agronomy Journal 100(3):635-642. Download
  • Singh, S.K., V.G. Kakani, D. Brand, B.S. Baldwin, K.R. Reddy. 2008. Assessment of cold and heat-tolerance of winter grown canola (Brassica napus L.) cultivars by pollen-based parameters. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 194(3):225-236. Download
  • Baldwin, B.S., J.E. Hollowell, J.W. Mosley, R.D. Cossar. 2006. Registration of 'Whitten' Kenaf. Crop Science 46:988-989. Download
  • Baldwin, B.S., J.W. Graham. 2006. Population density and row spacing effects on dry matter yields and bark content of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.). Industrial Crops and Products 23(3):244-248. Download
  • Brigard, J.P., R.L. Harkess, B.S. Baldwin. 2006. Tomato early seedling height control using a paclobutrazol seed soak. HortScience 41(3):768-772. Download