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Breeding new flood-tolerant rice varieties

Breeding new flood-tolerant rice varieties

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An IRRI Seminar delivered by Bertrand Collard, scientist (plant breeding) at the International Rice Research Institute, on 13 September 2012 at IRRI Headquarters in Los Baños, Philippines. (Visit www.irri.org)
An IRRI Seminar delivered by Bertrand Collard, scientist (plant breeding) at the International Rice Research Institute, on 13 September 2012 at IRRI Headquarters in Los Baños, Philippines. (Visit www.irri.org)

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Bert Collard
Rice Seminar SeriesCurrent position: Scientist II (breeder)
Since March 2011
Education and training
PhD in Agricultural Science
(1998
 –
2002 ) - University of Melbourne, VIC,Australia
Bachelor of Science (Honours) (
1993
 –
1997) - University of Melbourne, VIC,Australia
Work experience
Durum wheat breeder
(2009-2011) - Department of Primary Industries NSW
Research Scientist
(2008) - Department of Primary Industries VIC
Research Scientist
(2006-2007) - Queensland Department of Primary Industries
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
(2005-2006) - PBGB, IRRI
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
(2003-2004) - University of Southern Queensland
Research Assistant
(2000-2002) - RMIT University, VIC
 
Research highlights
Senior durum wheat breeder/ program leader for Australian Durum wheatbreeding program
>10 years experience in molecular genetics research for diseaseresistance, abiotic stress tolerances and quality traits in bread wheat,chickpea, barley, sorghum and rice
Experience in DNA marker validation research within Australian Wheatand Barley Molecular Marker Program
Working with Dave Mackill at IRRI (2005-2006) in marker-assistedbackcrossing program for Sub1 and abiotic stress tolerances
IRRI claim to fame:
Rice breeding course co-ordinator
Highest water bill by research staff in PBGB (or even IRRI ?)
 
Breeding new flood tolerant rice varieties
 
Bert CollardIRRI
 

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