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Steve Hoad

Dr

  • West Mains Road, Kings Buildings

    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

1992 …2023
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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Cereal improvement and variety evaluation 
  • Grain quality traits and end uses
  • Crop assessment, including remote sensing
  • Crop diversity 

Teaching

  • Advanced Agronomy
  • Arable Crop Production
  • Crop Products and Potential

Consultancy

  • Advice on varieties to cereals sector
  • Agronomy events for industry
  • Barley crop committees 

Personal profile

Research, teaching and consultancy in cereals and varieties

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Reading

External positions

Member, National List Seeds Committee - Procedures Development Group for Combinable Crops

Mar 2004 → …

Member, National List Seeds Committee - Technical Experts Group for Combinable Crops

Mar 2004 → …

Advice to Ministers, National List Seeds Committee - Technical Experts Group for Combinable Crops

Mar 2004 → …

Non-industry Member, Malting Barley Committee

May 2000 → …

Non-industry Member, Malting Barley Committee - Micromalting Group

Apr 2000 → …

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Projects 2013 2023

Research Output 1992 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
File
crops
plant breeders
genetic improvement
healthy diet
crop production
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
File
hulls
adhesion
skinning
barley
biosynthesis
2 Downloads (Pure)

Increased grain density of spring barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is associated with an increase in grain nitrogen

Hoyle, AH., Brennan, M., Jackson, G. & Hoad, SP., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 89, 102797.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
spring barley
Hordeum
Hordeum vulgare
Density (specific gravity)
Nitrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Specific weight of barley grains is determined by traits affecting packing efficiency and by grain density

Hoyle, A., Brennan, M., Jackson, G. & Hoad, SP., 30 Mar 2019, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 99, 5, p. 2548-2555 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

barley
malting
malt
malting barley
market value
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The role of genetics in mainstreaming the production of new and orphan crops to diversify food systems and support human nutrition

Dawson, IK., Powell, W., Hendre, P., Bancic, JB., Hickey, JM., Kindt, R., Hoad, SP., Hale, I. & Jamnadass, R., Oct 2019, In : New Phytologist. 224, 1, p. 37-54 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Orphaned Children
human nutrition
Food
crops
Gene Pool

Activities 2000 2019

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

Annual briefing (2019) to Scotgrain and Bairds Malt farmers

Steve Hoad (Consultant)
22 Jul 2019

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

File

MAGB Malting Symposium, “Barley to Malt”

Steve Hoad (Speaker)
29 May 201930 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

File

DKB Agronomy Open Days _ June 2019

Steve Hoad (Consultant)
17 Jun 201919 Jun 2019

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

MAGB Malting Symposium, "Barley and Malt"

Steve Hoad (Speaker)
8 Oct 20189 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

File

"Nitrogen use" and "Cereal varieties" Training for YARA technical and marketing staff

Steve Hoad (Speaker)
28 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

File

Press / Media