Education

  • Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics, University of Wisconsin
    • Dissertation: "Stability and selection response for digestibility of stems in divergent alfalfa populations"
  • M.S. in Agronomy, University of Arkansas
    • Thesis: Influence of production practices on yield and morphology of Amaranthus cruentus and Amaranthus hypochondriacus
  • B.S. in Biology, John Brown University

Selected Publications

  • Endres, C.S. and D.E. Longer.  1987.  Herbicide selectivity among grain and weedy Amaranthus species. Agronomy Journal  79:824-826.
  • Jung H.G., R. R. Smith, and C.S. Endres.  1994.  Cell wall composition and degradability of stem tissue from lucerne divergently selected for lignin and in vitro dry-matter disappearance.  Grass and Forage Science 49:295-304

Selected Presentations

  • Endres, C.S. and R.R. Smith.  1989.  Selection for high and low digestibility in lignin-selected alfalfa populations. p. 80.  Agronomy Abstracts.  ASA, Madison, Wisconsin.  Oral presentation at the American Society of Agronomy 81st annual meeting, 15-20 Oct., Las Vegas, Nevada

Professional Organizations

  • Botanical Society of America

Honors and Awards

  • Orien B. Hendrex Distinguished Teacher, SBU, 2015
  • Faculty Life Beautiful Award, SBU, 2008

Church/Community Service

  • Attends First Baptist Church, Bolivar
    • Deacon
    • Church greeter
  • Missouri Stream Team, Leader