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Peter Hedden

Role(s):
Programme Leader
Plant Biology & Crop Science
Harpenden
Phone:
+44 (0) 1582 763 133 ext: +44 1582 938133
Location:
Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ
Past Projects
Principal Investigator
  • Establishing the role of IAA and related plant indole compounds in nematode infection
  • Lawes Trust Studentship: Chemical genetic dissection of GA signalling
Project Leader
  • Understanding the signalling pathways that impact on plant architecture
  • BBSRC Quota Studentship: The role of Gibberellin signalling in reproductive development
  • Harper Adams Studentship: Understanding and regulating pre-maturity alpha-amylase activity to maintain high Hagberg falling number in wheat
  • Investigating the role of gibberellin signalling in the response to drought
  • Industry Funded Studentship: The role of gibberellin signalling in bolting in sugar beet
Member
  • Enhancing wheat field performance and response to abiotic stress with novel growth-regulatory allelles
  • Manipulation of wheat grain development for improved yield and processing
  • Industry Funded Studentship: The role of gibberellin signalling in bolting in sugar beet
  • BBSRC Quota studentship: Investigating genetic and environmental factors that control root and shoot architecture in wheat

Qualifications

1974:

PhD in Organic Chemistry (University of Bristol)

1969:

BSc in Chemistry (University of Bristol)