Crop Improvement & Agronomy

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barley Agriculture & Biology
spring barley Agriculture & Biology
crops Agriculture & Biology
skinning Agriculture & Biology
malting barley Agriculture & Biology
hulls Agriculture & Biology
malting Agriculture & Biology
Ramularia Agriculture & Biology

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Ian Bingham

Person: Academic contract that is research only

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Anna Florence

Person: Academic contract that is research only

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Steve Hoad

Person: Academic contract that is research only


Projects 2016 2023

Slurry Trial

Lawson, D.

N2 Applied


Project: Research

Commercial Crop Research

Lawson, D., Baker, L. & Harrison, B.

SRUC internal funding


Project: Research

Research Output 1993 2019

11 Downloads (Pure)

Breeders’ views on the production of new and orphan crops in Africa: a survey of constraints and opportunities

Dawson, ID., Barnes, AP., Jamnadass, R., Danquah, E., Mumm, R. H., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Hale, I., Mausch, K., Hendre, P., Powell, W. & Revoredo-Giha, C., May 2019, Working Paper No. 296 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 46 p.

Research output: Working paperResearch

Open Access
plant breeders
genetic improvement
healthy diet
crop production

Contributions of biodiversity to the sustainable intensification of food production: Thematic study for The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

Dawson, ID., Attwood, S., Park, S. E., Jamnadass, R., Powell, W., Sunderland, T., Kindt, R., McMullin, S., Hoebe, PN., Baddeley, JA., Staver, C., Vadez, V., Carsan, S., Roshetko, J. M., Amri, A., Karamura, E., Karamura, D., Paulo, V. B., Hossain, M. E., Phillips, M. & 7 others, Kumar, A., Lilleso, J-P. B., Benzie, J., Sabastian, G. E., Ekesa, B., Ocimati, W. & Graudal, L., 1 Jun 2019, CA4003EN ed. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organisation. 42 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Open Access
food production
production technology
2 Downloads (Pure)

Development and quality of barley husk adhesion correlates with changes in caryopsis cuticle biosynthesis and composition

Brennan, M., Hedley, P. E., Topp, CFE., Morris, J., Ramsay, L., Mitchell, S., Shepherd, T., Thomas, W. & Hoad, SP., 24 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, 672.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 2000 2019

  • 13 Invited talk
  • 5 Membership of committee
  • 4 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 4 Consultancy

DKB Agronomy Open Days _ June 2019

Steve Hoad (Consultant)
17 Jun 201919 Jun 2019

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

MAGB Malting Symposium, “Barley to Malt”

Steve Hoad (Speaker)
29 May 201930 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Annual briefing (2019) to Scotgrain and Bairds Malt farmers

Steve Hoad (Consultant)
22 Jul 2019

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy


Press / Media