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Albert Vandenberg Professor

NSERC - Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Industrial Research Chair in Genetic Improvement of Lentil

2C24.1 - Agriculture Building

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 Publications

Podder, R., Khan, S.M., Tar'an, B., Tyler, R.T., Henry, C.J., Jalal, C., Shand, P.J., and Vandenberg, A.  2018. Sensory acceptability of iron-fortified red lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) Dal.  Journal of Food Science, first online.  https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.14066

Purves, R.W., Prasad, S., Belford, M., Vandenberg, A., and Dunyach, J.-J.  2017.  Optimization of a new aerodynamic cylindrical FAIMS device for small molecule analysis.  Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 28(3): 525-538.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s13361-016-1587-6

Ates, D., Sever, T., Aldemir, S., Yagmur, B., Temel, H.Y., Kaya, H.B., Alsaleh, A., Kahraman, A., Ozkan, H., Vandenberg, A., and Tanyolac, B.  2016.  Identification QTLs controlling genes for Se uptake in lentil seeds.  PLoS ONE, 11(3): e0149210. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0149210

Wong, M.M.L., Gujaria-Verma, N., Ramsay, L., Yuan, H.Y., Caron, C., Diapari, M., Vandenberg, A., and Bett, K.E.  2015.  Classification and characterization of species within the genus lens using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS).  PLoS ONE, 10(3): e0122025. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0122025

Duc, G., Agrama, H., Bao, S., Berger, J., Bourion, V., De Ron, A.M., Gowda, C.L.L., Mikic, A., Millot, D., Singh, K.B., Tullu, A., Vandenberg, A., Vaz Patto, M.C., Warkentin, T.D., and Zong, X.  2014.  Breeding annual grain legumes for sustainable agriculture: new methods to approach complex traits and target new cultivar ideotypes.  Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 34(1-3): 381-411.  https://doi.org/10.1080/07352689.2014.898469