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Curtis J. Pozniak Professor, Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Program (SRP) Chair

2E64 - Agriculture Building

Research Area(s)

  • Genetics
  • Breeding
  • Production and management of durum and high yielding wheat


Plant Sciences, Crop Development Centre


BSA (University of Saskatchewan); PhD. (University of Saskatchewan)

Selected Recent Publications

Y. Suprayogi, C.J. Pozniak, R.R. Clarke, J.M. Clarke, R.E. Knox and A,K. Singh, 2009. Identification and validation of quantitative trait loci for grain protein concentration in adapted Canadian durum wheat populations. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, In press.

R.E. Knox, C.J. Pozniak, J.M. Clarke, and F.R. Clarke, 2009. Chromosomal location of a low grain cadmium concentration locus in wheat. Genome, In press.

C. Campoli, M. Matus-Cadiz, C.J. Pozniak, L. Cattivelli and D.B. Fowler, 2009. Comparative expression of Cbf genes in the Triticeae under different acclimation induction temperatures. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, DOI 10.1007/s00438-009-0451-9.

A.K. Singh, S. Reimer, C.J. Pozniak, F.R. Clarke, J.M. Clarke, R.E. Knox and A.K. Singh, 2009. Allelic variation at Ps1-A1 and association with yellow pigment in durum wheat grain. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 118: 1539-1543.

S. Reimer, C.J. Pozniak, F.R. Clarke, J.M. Clarke, D. Somers, and A.K. Singh, 2008. Association mapping of yellow pigment in a diverse collection of durum wheat accessions. Genome, 51: 1017-1025.


PLSC 411 Plant Breeding
PLSC 803 Advanced Plant Breeding
PLSC 816 Quantitative Genetics