Robert D. Miller

Robert Miller

Professional Profile

Project Leader for the Kentucky-Tennessee Tobacco Improvement Initiative, 1999-Present

University of Kentucky: Asst. Prof of Agronomy 1979-1982; Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences 1999-Present

University of Tennessee: Asst. Prof 1982-1986; Assoc. Prof 1986-1993; Prof 1993-1999; Research Professor 1999-Present


BA in Chemistry and Biology, Berea College 1974
PhD in Crop Science, University of Kentucky 1980

Additional Information

Areas of Interest:  Development of new disease-resistant varieties of burley and dark tobacco.

Burley Varieties Developed: TN 86, TN 90, TN 97, KT 200, TN 86LC, TN 90LC, TN 97LC, KT 200LC, KT 204LC

Dark Varieties Developed: DF 485, TN D94, TN D950, KT D4LC, and KT D6LC