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Jules Janick

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture
Horticulture Room 330
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010

Area of Expertise: Plant Genetics and Breeding

Courses currently taught:

  • HORT 30600/HIST 30200, History of Horticulture
  • HORT 40300, Tropical Horticulture

Awards & Honors

(2019) Fellow, National Academy of Inventors. National Academy of Inventors.

(2017) Faculty Recognition, 65 Years of Service. Inventors Hall of Fame.

(2014) H. Marc Cathey Award. American Horticuloturer Society.

(2012) Morrill Award Finalist. Purdue University.

(2011) Fruit Cultivar Award (GoldRush). American Society for Horticultural Science.

(2011) Lifetime Achievement Award. National Association of Plant Breeders. National Association of Plant Breeders.

(2010) Doctor Honoris Causa. University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine.

(2010) Outstanding Alumni Award. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).

(2010) Patent Recognition. Purdue University.

(2010) Recognition Plaque. Purdue-Brazil Project.


Janick, J. PVP 200400143 Adagio arugula. U.S. Patent No. PVP 200400143. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Janick, J. Co-op 31 apple (WineCrisp tm ). U.S. Patent No. 20,437. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Whipkey, A., Kalbaugh, K., Franz, A., & Janick, J. (2014). A Database for Three Dioscoridean Illustrated Herbals. HORTSCIENCE, 49(7), 977-979.

Bressan, R. A., Zhu, J., Van Oosten, M. J., Maggio, A., Bohnert, H. J., & Chinnusamy, V. (2014). Epigenetics Connects the Genome to Its Environment. In PLANT BREEDING REVIEWS, VOL 38 (38, 69-141). COMMERCE PLACE, 350 MAIN STREET, MALDEN 02148, MA USA: WILEY-BLACKWELL.

Janick, J., & Stolarczyk, J. (2012). Ancient Greek illustrated Dioscoridean herbals: Origins and impact of the Juliana Anicia Codex and the Codex Neopolitanus. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, 49(1), 17-Sep.

Janick, J., & Stolarczyk, J. (2012). Ancient Greek Illustrated Dioscoridean Herbals: Origins and Impact of the Juliana Anicia Codex and the Codex Neopolitanus" Atiner's Conference Paper Series MDT2012-0008 p 5-15, 8.

Janick, J., & Silvana Muresan, C. (2012). Demonizacií_n de la Ciencia, Santificacií_n de la Probreza. Colegio de Ingenieros Agronomos de Chile. Revista del Ingeiero Agronomo, 1, 30-34.

Janick, J. (2012). Fruit Breeding : Past, Present, Future. XXII Congresso Brasiliero de Fruticultura.Bento Gonsalves, RS, Brazil. Palestrantes, 22 p.

Janick, J. (2012). History of Hawaiian Pomology; Introduction to the workshop. HortScience, 47(10), 13388-1389.

Paris, H., Daunay, M., & Janick, J. (2012). Occidental diffusion of cucumber, Cucumis sativus, 500 to 1300 CE. Two Routes to Europe. Annals of Botany, 109, 117-126.

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