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Small Grain

Summary Exchange information on current and planned research, develop priorities for future research, provide training for farm advisors, and produce needed publications.
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Mark Lundy (Chair)
Phone 530-902-7295
Unit: Department of Plant Sciences
Membership List
AES Scientist
Bamforth, Charles Food Science & Technology
  Professor  and   brewing scientist Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Science Malting and brewing; enzymology of malt and wort production, especially cell wall degradation systems and oxidoreductases; beer foam; oxygen radicals and flavor instability; Beer and health
Close, Timothy Botany & Plant Sciences
  Geneticist and Professor, Emeritus Agricultural Plant Genetics
Dubcovsky, Jorge Department of Plant Sciences
  Professor Wheat breeding and genetics
Ehdaie, Bahman Botany & Plant Sciences
Lukaszewski, Adam Botany & Plant Sciences
  Geneticist   Professor Plant Cytogenetics
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
McGuire, Patrick Department of Plant Sciences
  Genetics, genetic resources conservation, conservation biology, conservation genetics
Nelsen, Taylor
Qualset, Calvin
  Director Emeritus-Genetic Resources Conservation Program Professor Emeritus Research Professor Agronomy, genetics, quantitative inheritance, plant breeding; plant genetic resources
Waines, J. Giles Botany & Plant Sciences
  Geneticist Professor Director-Botanic Gardens and Herbarium Cytogenetics, plant breeding and crop evolution-emphasis on wheat, beans,salvia, lilac, delphinium; roots, drought tolerance
CE Advisor
Bachie,, Oli San Diego County
  San Diego and Imperial County Director Agronomy / Field Crops
Campbell, Marsha Stanislaus County
  Farm Advisor, Emeritus Field crops
Canevari, Mick San Joaquin County
  Farm Advisor, Emeritus Weed Control
Carlson, Harry Intermountain Research & Extension Center
  Center Director; Farm Advisor Farm Advisor - Field and Vegetable Crops for Modoc/Siskyou Counties; Director Intermountain REC
Clark, Nicholas Kings County
  Assistant CE Advisor Agronomic Cropping Systems and Nutrient Management
Dias, Jose Luiz Carvalho de San Joaquin County
  Agronomy and Weed Management Advisor- Merced, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties. Primary crops include forage and silage crops, alfalfa, small grains, grain corn, dry beans, and cotton.
Fulton, Allan Glenn County
  Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor emeritus
Galdi, Giuliano Siskiyou County
  Agronomy and Crops Advisor
Garcia, Emeritus, Sergio San Benito County
  Farm Advisor, Emeritus -   Livestock   Range and Natural Resources
Getts, Thomas Lassen County
  Weed Ecology and Cropping Systems Advisor Weed control in wildlands, rangelands, and the forage-based cropping systems of the intermountain region.
Leinfelder-Miles, Michelle San Joaquin County
  Farm Advisor Crop Production, Soil and Water Resources, the Delta
Light, Sarah Sutter-Yuba Counties
  Agronomy Farm Advisor Alfalfa/Hay, Beans, Wheat, Corn, Sorghum, Sunflower, Safflower, Hemp, Soil Health, Cover Crops, Agronomy, Annual Cropping Systems in the Sacramento Valley.
Marsh, Brian Kern County
  County Director/Farm Advisor Agronomy, cotton, small grains, corn and silage, weed control
Mathesius, Konrad Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
  Farm Advisor Agronomy: Wheat, Grains, Corn, Barley, Safflower, Soils
Mutters, Randall Butte County
  Emeritus Farm Advisor Rice, winter cereals, turf
Natwick, Eric Imperial County
  Entomology Advisor, emeritus Entomology, Pest Management
Rethwisch, Michael Riverside County
  Field Crops   University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor   Palo Verde Valley Vegetables Entomology, Agronomy (Crop Production)
Smith, Richard Monterey County
  Farm Advisor, Vegetable Crop Production & Weed Science Vegetable Crop Production & Weed Science
Wilson, Rob Intermountain Research & Extension Center
  Farm Advisor Pest managment in vegetable and field crops; Potato variety development; Production of potatoes, onions, peppermint, and small grains
Wright, Steven Kings County
  Farm Advisor- Tulare and Kings Counties - Emeritus Cotton, small grains, weed control
CE Specialist
Bali, Khaled Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
  Irrigation Water Management Specialist Irrigation and water management, irrigation systems, soil salinity, drainage, infiltration, water quality, TMDL, biosolids
Collar, Carol Veterinary Medicine Extension
  CE Specialist Dairy, livestock and forage
Jackson, Lee Department of Plant Sciences
  CE Specialist - Small Grains Small Grains; Agronomy; Growth, development and plant breeding of small grains; small grain diseases; pathogen variability host resistance; genetics of host/parasite interaction; integrated pest management;integrated crop management; agricultural systems.
Lemaux, Peggy Plant & Microbial Biology
  CE Specialist Research interests focus on using 'omic technologies to understand interactions between plants, microbes and the environment. Efforts specifically focus on understanding abiotic and biotic stresses and nutrtional traits. Outreach efforts focus on commun
Lundy, Mark Department of Plant Sciences
  Assistant CE Specialist Grain Cropping Systems, resource use efficiency, decision support tools, integrating technology into production practices, crop modeling
Mitchell, Jeffrey Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
  CE Cropping Systems Specialist Vegetable cropping systems, irrigation management, soil quality, organic soil amendments, extension models, postharvest physiology
Swett, Cassandra Plant Pathology - CAES
  CE Specialist Vegetable and field crop pathology
Other ANR
Chicaiza, Oswaldo
(info only) Filmer, Ann Department of Plant Sciences
  Communications 1) Communications; 2) Floriculture production, postharvest handling of ornamentals
Non-UC, fmd, oanderson, ablechl
Stewart, Robert Department of Plant Sciences
  Program Advisor Seed Certification
Membership Totals
Number of Members43
ANR Members39
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