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Steve Hoad

Dr

  • West Mains Road, Kings Buildings

    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

1992 …2023
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Research Output 1992 2019

2019
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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 paper

Open Access
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crops
plant breeders
genetic improvement
healthy diet
crop production
1 Citation (Scopus)
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 journalArticle

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hulls
adhesion
skinning
barley
biosynthesis
4 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 journalArticle

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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 journalArticle

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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 article

Open Access
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Orphaned Children
human nutrition
Food
crops
Gene Pool
1 Downloads (Pure)

The value of Sentinel-2 spectral bands for the assessment of winter wheat growth and development

Revill, A., Florence, A., MacArthur, A., Hoad, SP., Rees, RM. & Williams, M., 31 Aug 2019, In : Remote Sensing. 11, 17, 19 p., 2050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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growth and development
chlorophyll
wheat
leaf area index
winter
2 Downloads (Pure)

Variation in light interception traits in European spring barley landraces

Florence, A., Ennos, RA., Hoad, SP. & Hoebe, PN., 1 Sep 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 241, 107549.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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spring barley
interception
barley
landraces
genetic variation
2018

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2019

Hoad, SP., Dec 2018, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2019)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
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Supporting human nutrition in Africa through the integration of new and orphan crops into food systems: Placing the work of the African Orphan Crops Consortium in context

Dawson, ID., Hendre, P., Powell, W., Sila, D., McMullin, S., Simons, T., Revoredo-Giha, C., Odeny, D. A., Barnes, AP., Graudal, L., Watson, CA., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Muchugi, A., Roshetko, J. M., Hale, I. L., Van Deynze, A., Mayes, S., Kindt, R., Prabhu, R. & 5 others, Cheng, S., Xu, X., Guarino, L., Shapiro, H. & Jamnadass, R., Feb 2018, Working Paper No. 276 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 42 p.

Research output: Working paper

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human nutrition
food crops
crops
Sub-Saharan Africa
hunger

Supporting UK malting barley with improved market intelligence on grain skinning

Hoad, S., Gilchrist, A., Glacken, L., Sladden, J., Crawford, CE. & Christie, A., Mar 2018, PR592 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 52 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

skinning
malting barley
markets
hulls
malting

UAV-based approaches for crop parameter retrievals

Florence, A., Hoad, SP., Rees, RM., Andrew Revill, Alasdair MacArthur & Mathew Williams, 5 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

crops
plant breeding
crop yield
weather
seasonal variation

Wheat Ear Sterility Project (WESP)

Hoad, SP., Berry, S., Bequain, C., Dodds, M., Flatman, E., Freeman, C., Granger, R., Jack, P., Laurie, D. A., Simmonds, J., Uauy, C. & Wilson, GW., Sep 2018, PR599 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 105 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

ears
wheat
genotyping
quantitative trait loci
screening
2017
9 Downloads (Pure)

A genome wide analysis of key genes controlling diastatic power activity in UK barley (DPGENES)

Hoad, SP., Joanne Russell, Mark Looseley, Micha Bayer, Hazel Bull, Luke Ramsay, William Thomas, Allan Booth, Jenny Morris, Pete Hedley, Linde Hess & James Brosnan, Oct 2017, PR583 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 20 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
barley
genome
winter
malt
germplasm

Effects of grain skinning on the malting performance of barley

Okoro, PO., Brennan, M., Bryce, J. H. J., Houston, K. K., Smith, P. P. & Hoad, SP., Sep 2017, p. 7-11.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

skinning
malting
barley
malt
extracts
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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hulls
adhesion
barley
flowering
fruits

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2018

Hoad, SP., Dec 2017, 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2018)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
2016

Changes in leaf microbiome linked to disease susceptibility

Gravouil, CEL., Vincent, M., Havis, ND., Hoebe, PN. & Hoad, SP., 2016, Proceedings Crop Production in Northern Britain 2016. p. 177-182

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

leaf spot
Ramularia
landraces
disease resistance
scald diseases
7 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Hull to caryopsis adhesion and grain skinning in malting barley: identification of key growth stages in the adhesion process

Hoad, SP., Brennan, M., Wilson, GW. & Cochrane, MP., 2016, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 68, p. 8 - 15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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skinning
taxonomic keys
malting barley
hulls
adhesion
5 Downloads (Pure)

SRUC Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2017

Hoad, SP., Dec 2016, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2017)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Variation in grain skinning among spring barley varieties induced by a controlled environment misting screen

Brennan, M., Topp, CFE. & Hoad, SP., 28 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 155, 2, p. 317 - 325 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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skinning
spring barley
ears
florets
malting barley
2015

Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2016

Hoad, SP., Dec 2015, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2016)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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2014

Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2015

Hoad, SP., Dec 2014, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2015)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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spring barley
winter wheat
fungicides
disease control
wheat
2013

Phenotype screening tests for grain skinning

Brennan, M., Hoad, SP. & Linda McCloskey, Dec 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

File
skinning
hulls
screening
phenotype
malting barley

Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2014

Hoad, SP., Dec 2013, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2014)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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Hordeum vulgare
landraces
single nucleotide polymorphism
barley
cultivars
2012

Approaches to breed for improved weed suppression in organically grown cereals

Hoad, SP., N O Bertholdsson, D Neuhoff & O Koepke, 2012, Organic Crop Breeding. Lammerts van Bueren, E. T. & Myers, J. R. (eds.). John Wylie & Sons Ltd., p. 61-76

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

organic production
weed control
weeds
breeds
cultural control
34 Citations (Scopus)

Control of foliar diseases in barley: towards an integrated approach

Walters, DR., Avrova, A., Bingham, IJ., Burnett, FJ., Fountaine, J., Havis, ND., Hoad, SP., Hughes, G., Looseley, M., Oxley, SJP., Renwick, A., Topp, CFE. & Newton, A., 2012, In : European Journal of Plant Pathology. 133, p. 33 - 73 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
foliar diseases
barley
fungicides
disease control
risk assessment process
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Desk study to evaluate contributory causes of the current yield plateau in wheat and oilseed rape

Bingham, IJ., Hoad, SP., Ben Lang, Haidee Philpott, Ron Stobart, Jane Thomas , Barnes, AP., Ball, BC., Stuart Knight & Simon Kightley, Nov 2012, PR502 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 226 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Brassica napus
plateaus
wheat
agronomy
weather
1 Downloads (Pure)

Establishing best practice for estimation of Soil N Supply

Hoad, SP., Daniel Kindred, Stuart Knight , Pete Berry, Roger Sylvester-Bradley, Damian Hatley, Nathan Morris & Charlotte White, Apr 2012, PR490 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 214 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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nitrogen
soil
prediction
crops
autumn

Husk Adhesion in Barley Grains

Hoad, SP., Cochrane, PM. & Wilson, GW., Oct 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

File
barley
adhesion
theorems
embryos
damage

Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2013

Hoad, SP., Dec 2012, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2013)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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7 Citations (Scopus)

Yield response to fungicide of spring barley genotypes differing in disease susceptibility and canopy structure

Bingham, IJ., Hoad, SP., Thomas, WTB. & Newton, AC., 2012, In : Field Crops Research. 139, p. 9 - 19 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
spring barley
forest canopy
disease resistance
fungicides
canopy
2011

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2012

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2011, SRUC. 25 p. (SAC Cereals Recommended List for 2012)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Seeking varieties for more sustainable cereal production

Hoad, SP., Jan 2011, The Farmers Club Journal, p. 10-11 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationFeatured article

Open Access
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honors and awards
new crops
social benefit
plant breeders
new variety
2010
83 Citations (Scopus)

Developing greenhouse gas marginal abatement cost curves for agricultural emissions from crops and soils in the UK

MacLeod, M., Moran, D., Eory, V., Rees, RM., Barnes, AP., Topp, CFE., Ball, BC., Hoad, SP., Wall, E., McVittie, A., Pajot, G., Matthews, R., Smith, P. & Moxey, A., 2010, In : Agricultural Systems. 103, 4, p. 198 - 209 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural emission
abatement cost
greenhouse gas
crop
agriculture
Open Access
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honors and awards
new variety
plant breeding
farmers
market value

Impact of plant traits on nitrogen-efficiency and compartmentation in arable systems: Aspects of Applied Biology 105

Bingham, IJ., Hoad, SP., Karley A, Iannetta P, Valentine T, Young M & Squire G, Dec 2010, p. 89-96.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2011

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2010, SRUC. 25 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2011)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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2009

Blending of wheat for Resilience, Improved Distilling quality and Greater Environmental Stability (BRIDGES)

Hoad, SP., Adrian C Newton, J Stuart Swanston & Roger Baird, May 2009, PR452 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 23 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

wheat
winter barley
malting
spring barley
purity
1 Downloads (Pure)

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2010

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2009, SRUC. 22 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2010)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
50 Citations (Scopus)

Time for a shift in crop production: embracing complexity through diversity at all levels

Oestergard, H., Finckh, M., Fontaine, L., Goldringer, I., Hoad, SP., Kristensen, K., Lammerts van Bueren, ET., Mascher, F., Munk, L. & Wolfe, M., 2009, In : Journal of Science, Food and Agriculture. 89, p. 1439 - 1445 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding ergot risk in spring barley

Oxley, SJP., Havis, ND. & Hoad, SP., Aug 2009, PR457 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 37 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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ergot
spring barley
flowering
signs and symptoms (plants)
Appaloosa
2008
188 Citations (Scopus)

Developments in breeding cereals for organic agriculture

Wolfe, MS., Baresel, JP., Desclaux, D., Goldringer, I., Hoad, SP., Kovacs, G., Loschenberger, F., Miedaner, T., Ostergard, H. & Lammerts van Bueren, ET., 2008, In : Euphytica. 163, p. 323 - 346 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Malting markets now buoyant

Palmer, J. & Hoad, SP., Jul 2008, CPM Crop Protection Magazine, 10, 6, p. 48-51 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

malting barley
malting
markets
crops

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2009

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2008, SRUC. 21 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2009)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
30 Citations (Scopus)

Selection of cereals for weed suppression in organic agriculture: a method based on cultivar sensitivity to weed growth

Hoad, SP., Topp, CFE. & Davies, K., 2008, In : Euphytica. 163, p. 355 - 366 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2007

Analysis of cereal trials to evaluate market and non-market benefits of new varieties and their traits

Hoad, SP., Moran, D. & Spoor, W., 2007, p. 62-65.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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new variety
market value
markets
ecosystem services
disease resistance

Analysis of Cereal Trials to Evaluate Market and Non-Market Benefits of New Varieties and Their Traits - Poster

Hoad, SP., Moran, D. & Spoor, W., Oct 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
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new variety
markets
market value
social benefit
ecological value
1 Downloads (Pure)

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2008

Cranstoun, D. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2007, SRUC. 22 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2008)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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