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Pierre J. Hucl Professor, Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Program (SRP) Chair

Research Area(s)

  • Genetics and breeding of bread wheat for the short-season areas of Western Canada
  • Evaluation of alternative wheats and annual canarygrass

Department

Plant Sciences, Crop Development Centre

Education

PhD. (University of Saskatchewan)
MSc. (University of Guelph)
BSc. (University of Guelph)

Selected Recent Publications

Hua Chen,  Neshat Pazooki Moakhar , Muhammad Iqbal ,Curtis Pozniak, Pierre Hucl and Dean Spaner.2016. Genetic variation for flowering time and height reducing genes and important traits in western Canadian spring wheat. Euphytica 208: 377-390.

Mahdi Irani, Seyed M.A. Razavi, El-Sayed M. Abdel-Aal, Pierre Hucl, Carol Ann Patterson. 2016. Dilute solution properties of canary seed (Phalaris canariensis) starch in comparison to wheat starch. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.  87:  123-129.

El-Sayed M. Abdel-Aal, Pierre Hucl, Jaclyn Shipp and Iwona Rabalski. 2016. Compositional Differences in Anthocyanins from Blue- and Purple-Grained Spring Wheat Grown in Four Environments in Central Saskatchewan. Cereal Chemistry 93: 32-38.

Adithya Ramachandran, Pierre Hucl, and Connie Briggs. 2016. Functional Characteristics of Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Near-Isogenic Lines Differing at the Waxy (Wx) Locus. Cereal Chemistry 93: 77-85. Pierre Hucl, Connie Briggs, Robert J. Graf and Ravindra N. Chibbar. 2015.Genetic Gains in Agronomic and Selected End-Use Quality Traits over a Century of Plant Breeding of Canada Western Red Spring Wheat. Cereal Chemistry 92: 32-537-543.