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Jung-Pil Suh

Jung-Pil Suh

Senior Scientist I ,Rice Breeding Innovation


Jung Pil Suh is responsible for breeding temperate japonica rice adaptable to tropical regions.

Prior to joining IRRI, Jung Pil Suh was a Senior Scientist at the National Institute of Crop Science of the Rural Development Administration, Korea. He served as the team leader for the diffusion of research and development achievements on crop research.

He obtained his PhD and master’s degrees in Crop Breeding from Yeungnam University, South Korea.


  • Germplasm utilization for value added (GUVA) Traits of Japonica Rice (Phase II)


  • Ahn et al. 2017. Mid-late Flowering, High Biomass Yielding Whole Crop Silage Rice Cultivar 'Nokwoo' Improved Early Growth and Germination at Low Temperature.  Korean J. Breed. Sci. 49(3)265-272 

  • Park et al. 2018. Development and Characterization of Rice Lines with Clustered Spikelets and Dense Panicle. Korean J. Breed. Sci. 50(4):415-423 

  • Kim et al. 2019. Screening of High-Palatability Rice Resources and Assessment of Eating  Quality Traits of Korean Landraces and Weedy Rice Germplasms. Koren J. Crop Sci.  64(4):299-310 

  • Lee et al. 2020. Characterization of Traits Related to Grain Shape in Korean Rice Varieties. Koren J. Crip Sci. 65(3):199-213 

  • Park et al. 2021. Characterization of Quality-related Traits and Pasting Properties of Early  Maturing Rice Varieties by Cultivation Times in the Honam Plain Area in Korea. Korean  J. Breed. Sci. 53(1):1-15

  • ResearchGate