Jenny Koebernick headshotJenny Koebernick

Assistant Professor

Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Department


2010 Ph.D. in Agronomy, Texas A&M
2006 M.S. in Crop Physiology, University of Tennessee
2002 B.S. in Biology, University of Tennessee

Professional experience

2016 – present Assistant Professor, Cotton and Soybean Breeder, Dept of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, Auburn University
2010 – 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO, Narrabri, Australia, Cotton Breeder

professional affiliations

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)
Agronomy Society of America (ASA)
National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB)
Association of Australian Cotton Scientists (AACS)
International Cotton Researchers Association (ICRA)
1. Disease resistance breeding in cotton and soybean
2. Cultivar by management strategies for improving yield potential

recent courses taught

CSES 5100/6100 Plant genetics and crop improvement

select publications

Book Chapters: (1)

  • Constable, G. A., D. Llewelyn, S.A. Walford, J.D. Clement. 2014. Breeding for fibre quality in cotton. In: Cruz, V. M., Dierirg, D.A. (eds) Industrial field crops: Breeding for BioEnergy & Bioproducts. Springer, New York, NY.

Refereed Journal Articles: (11)

  • Clement, J.D., Constable, G. A., Stiller, W. N., and Liu, S.M. 2015. Early generation selection strategies for breeding better combinations of cotton yield and fibre quality. Field Crops Res. 172: 145-152.
  • Clement, J.D., Constable, G. A., and Liu, S.M. 2014. Increasing cotton seed fibre density as a breeding strategy to improve fibre fineness. Field Crops Res. 160: 81- 89.
  • Clement, J.D., Constable, G. A., and Walford, S.A. 2014. Improving the precision in estimating cotton seed fibre density. Field Crops Res. 160: 77- 80.
  • Hague, S.S., Smith, C. W., Faircloth, J. C., Berger, G., Clement, J, and Jones, DC. 2014. Evaluation of cotton productivity by fruiting zone in diverse growing locations. J. Cotton Sci. 18: 166-172.
  • Osabe, K., Clement, JD, Bedon, F, Pettolino, FA, Ziolowski, L, Llewelyn, D. J., Finnegan, EJ, Wilson, IW. 2014. Genetic and DNA Methylation Changes in Cotton (Gossypium) Genotypes and Tissues. PlosOne. 9: 1- 9.
  • Clement, J.D., G. A. Constable and W. C. Conaty. 2013. CO2 exchange rate in cotton does not explain negative associations between lint yield and fiber quality. J. of Cotton Sci. 17: 270-278.
  • Clement, J.D., Constable, G. A., Stiller, W. N., and Liu, S.M. 2012. Negative associations still exist between yield and fibre quality in cotton breeding programs in Australia and the USA. Field Crops Research. 128: 1- 7.
  • Clement, J.D., Hague, S.S., and Gould, J.H. 2012. Differential genotypic response to exogenous IAA in field- grown upland cotton. J. of Cotton Sci. 16:34- 41.
  • Hague, S.S., Smith, C.W., Berger, G., Clement, J., and D.C. Jones. 2011. Variation in an Extra-Long staple Upland X medium staple Upland cotton F2 population. J. of Cotton Sci. 15:265-270.
  • Gwathmey, C.O., and J.D. Clement. 2010. Alteration of cotton source-sink relations with plant population density and mepiquat chloride. Field Crops Res. 116: 101-107.
  • Clement-Bailey, J.D. and C.O. Gwathmey. 2007. Potassium effects on partitioning, yield and earliness of contrasting cotton cultivars. Agron. J. 99:1130-1136.