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    Dr Edward Dickin

    BSc PhD


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    Teaching Duties

    • Crop Growth and Management
    • Crop Production Systems FdSc
    • Crop Production Systems BSc
    • Crop Production Systems Ag Bus
    • Sustainable Crops (REALM)
    • Crop Science and Sustainable Systems
    • Research Methods
    • Crop Improvement
    • Advanced Agronomy
    • Post Harvest Technology
    • Applied Crop Protection
    • BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection

    Research Interests

    • Crop Physiology
    • Plant Stress
    • Barley for healthy food
    • beta-glucans
    • Plant Breeding
    • Traffic and tilllage systems

    Professional Memberships

    • Association of Applied Biologists
    • BASIS Professional Register (BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection)
    • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)

    Academic Department: Agriculture and Environment

    Tel: +44 (0)1952 81 5131

    Twitter: @naked_barley

    Research profile: ORCID


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    Other publications

    • Godwin, RJ, Misiewicz, PA, Smith, EK, Millington, WA, White DR, Dickin ET, Chaney K (2017). (2017) Summary of the effects of three tillage and traffic systems on cereal yields over a four-year rotation. Aspects of Applied Biology 134, 233-241
    • Millington, W.A.J., Misiewicz, P.A., Dickin, E.T., White, D.R., Godwin, R.J. (2016) An investigation into the effect of soil compaction and tillage on plant growth and yield of winter barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) ASABE Annual International Meeting Paper Number: 162461725, Orlando, Florida, July 17-20, 2016, DOI: 10.13031/aim.20162461725
    • Kharbikar LL, Dickin ET, Edwards SE (2015) Impact of post-anthesis rainfall,fungicide and harvesting time on the concentration of deoxynivalanol and zearalenone in wheat Food Additives and Contaminants Online 11 September 2015
    • Steele K, Dickin E, Keerio M, Samad S, Kambona C,Brook R, Thomas W, Frost G. (2013) Breeding low glycemic-index barley for functional food Field Crops Research In press
    • Dickin Et, Steele KA, Edwards-Jones G, Wright D (2012) Agronomic diversity of nakedd barley (Hordeum vulgare L): a potential resource for breeding new food barley for Europe Euphytica 184, 85-99
    • Edwards SG, Dickin ET, MacDonald S, Buttler D, Hazel CM, Patel S, Scudamore KA (2011) Distribution of Fusarium mycotoxins in UK milling fractions Food Additives and Contaminants In Press
    • Dickin ET, Steele KA, Frost G, Edwards-Jones G, Wright D (2011) Effect of genotype, environment and agronomic management on beta-glucan concentration of naked barley grain intended for health food use. Journal of Cereal Science 54, 44-52
    • Keerio MD, Sandham R, Brook RM, Steele KA Dickin ET (2011) Breeding naked barley for improved establishment and agronomic fitness in UK field conditions. Monogram Network Workshop, University of Nottingham, 11-13 April 2011
    • E Dickin, K Steele & D Wright (2010) Hulless barley for functional food HGCA Project Report Report 472
    • Dickin ET, Bennett, S, Wright D (2009) Growth and yield responses of UK winter wheat cultivars to winter waterlogging Journal of Agricultural Science 147, 127-140
    • Dickin ET, Wright, D. (2008) The effects of winter waterlogging and summer drought on the growth and yield of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). European Journal of Agronomy 28, 234-244
    • Dickin E T, Steele K A, Wright D, Edwards-Jones G, Witcombe J. (2008) Breeding strategies for naked barley: a novel health food and sustainable crop for the UK (5th UK Small Grain Cereals Genetics and Genomics Workshop, Rothamsted Research, 16-18 April 2008)


    You can contact Dr Edward Dickin if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:



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