Picture of Albert Vandenberg

Albert Vandenberg Professor and NSERC Industrial Research Chair

Research Area(s)

  • Genectics
  • Breeding
  • Production and management of dry bean, lentil, fababean and special crops


Plant Sciences,Crop Development Centre


Ph.D (University of Saskatchewan); M.Sc. (University of Guelph); B.Sc (University of Guelph)

Selected Recent Publications

H.J. Chung, Q. Liu, E. donner. R.Hoover, T.D. Warkentin, and A. Vandenberg, 2008. Composition, Molecular Structure, Thermal Properties, Pasting Characteristics and Digestibility of Starches from Newly Released Canadian Cultivars of Pea, Lentil and Chickpea Cereal Chemistry. Accepted.

H.J. Chung, Q. Liu, R. Hoover, T.D. Warkentin and A. Vandenberg, 2008. In vitro Starch Digestibility, Expected Glycemic Index and Thermal and Pasting Properties of Flours from Pea, Lentil, and Chickpea Cultivars. Food Chemistry, Accepted.

M.A.S. Marles, A. Vandenberg, and K.E. Bett. 2008. Polyphenol Oxidase Activity and differential Accumulation of Polyphenolics in Seed Coats of Pinto Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Characterize Post-Harvest Colour Changes. Journal Agriculture and Food Chemistry, Accepted

A. Tullu, B. Tar'an, T.D. Warkentin, and A. Vandenberg, 2008. Construction of an intraspecific Linkage Map and QTL Analysis ofr Earliness and Plant height in Lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus). Crop Science, Accepted.

D.C. Junk-Knievel, A. Vandenberg, and K.E. Bett. 2008. Slow Darkening in Pinto Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Seed Coats is Controlled by a Single Major Gene. Crop Science, 48:189-193.