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Rajiv Sharma


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    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Leibniz-Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), 06466, Gatersleben, Germany.

Jun 2008Jan 2013


  • S Agriculture (General)
  • Natural diversity
  • Domestication
  • NGS
  • Flowering time

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Research Output 2008 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

The highly divergent Jekyll genes, required for sexual reproduction, are lineage specific for the related grass tribes Triticeae and Bromeae

Radchuk, V., Sharma, R., Potokina, E., Radchuk, R., Weier, D., Munz, E., Schreiber, M., Mascher, M., Stein, N., Wicker, T., Kilian, B. & Borisjuk, L., 1 Jun 2019, In : Plant Journal. 98, 6, p. 961-974 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sexual reproduction
28 Citations (Scopus)

Genebank genomics highlights the diversity of a global barley collection

Milner, S. G., Jost, M., Taketa, S., Mazón, E. R., Himmelbach, A., Oppermann, M., Weise, S., Knüpffer, H., Basterrechea, M., König, P., Schüler, D., Sharma, R., Pasam, R. K., Rutten, T., Guo, G., Xu, D., Zhang, J., Herren, G., Müller, T., Krattinger, S. G. & 14 others, Keller, B., Jiang, Y., González, M. Y., Zhao, Y., Habekuß, A., Färber, S., Ordon, F., Lange, M., Börner, A., Graner, A., Reif, J. C., Scholz, U., Mascher, M. & Stein, N., 1 Feb 2019, In : Nature Genetics. 51, 2, p. 319-326 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Sample Size
11 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide association of yield traits in a nested association mapping population of barley reveals new gene diversity for future breeding

Sharma, R., Draicchio, F., Bull, H., Herzig, P., Maurer, A., Pillen, K., Thomas, W. T. B. & Flavell, A. J., 20 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 69, 16, p. 3811-3822 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
chromosome mapping
73 Citations (Scopus)

Exome sequencing of geographically diverse barley landraces and wild relatives gives insights into environmental adaptation

Russell, J., Mascher, M., Dawson, I. K., Kyriakidis, S., Calixto, C., Freund, F., Bayer, M., Milne, I., Marshall-Griffiths, T., Heinen, S., Hofstad, A., Sharma, R., Himmelbach, A., Knauft, M., van Zonneveld, M., Brown, J. W. S., Schmid, K., Kilian, B., Muehlbauer, G. J., Stein, N. & 1 others, Waugh, R., 1 Sep 2016, In : Nature Genetics. 48, 9, p. 1024-1030 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of the grain dispersal system in barley

Pourkheirandish, M., Hensel, G., Kilian, B., Senthil, N., Chen, G., Sameri, M., Azhaguvel, P., Sakuma, S., Dhanagond, S., Sharma, R., Mascher, M., Himmelbach, A., Gottwald, S., Nair, S. K., Tagiri, A., Yukuhiro, F., Nagamura, Y., Kanamori, H., Matsumoto, T., Willcox, G. & 9 others, Middleton, C. P., Wicker, T., Walther, A., Waugh, R., Fincher, G. B., Stein, N., Kumlehn, J., Sato, K. & Komatsuda, T., 30 Jul 2015, In : Cell. 162, 3, p. 527-539 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dominant Genes