Ms Elysia Vassos

 Position Research Associate
 Org Unit School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
 Email elysia.vassos@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 7139
 Location Floor/Room 1 20 ,  Plant Genomics Centre ,   Waite
  • Research Interests

    Project: Conversion of feed barley varieties to malting types.

    The aim of this project is to convert feed quality barley varieties to malting quality using marker assisted selection. This can be achieved due to the recent advances in the genetics of malt quality and marker assisted selection. Anticipated outcomes will include a new method for developing malting quality varieties and in the longer term, new malting quality types that have improved yield and disease resistance. This research is funded by ABB Grain through the Molecular Plant Breeding CRC and is part of The University of Adelaide Barley Program.

  • Publications

    Vassos, E.J., Barr, A.R., Mather, D. and Eglinton, J.K.(2005) Progress towards the genetic conversion of feed barley varieties to malting types. 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium, Hobart, Australia.

    Vassos, E.J., Fox, R.L. Hayden, M.J.and Eglinton, J.K.(2005) Fast tracking MAS through a new tissue sampling technique An investigation. 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium, Hobart, Australia

    Vassos, E.J., Barr, A.R. and Eglinton, J.K.(2004) Genetic Conversion of Feed Barley Varieties to Malting Types. 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium, Brno, Czech Republic.

    Barr, A.R., Eglinton, J.K. , Collins, H.M. , Vassos, E. and Roumeliotis, S. (2004) QTL for malting quality - a 25 piece puzzle. 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium, Brno, Czech Republic

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