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shewry

Peter Shewry

Phone:
+44 (0) 1582 763 133 ext: +44 1582 938195
Location:
Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ
Past Projects
Principal Investigator
  • Manipulation of cell wall synthesis to improve the dietary fibre composition of wheat flour
  • BBSRC IPA: Improving the nitogen response of UK wheat varieties
  • BBSRC CASE Studentship: Optimising the amount and availability of iron in bread wheat cultivars to prevent global iron deficiency
  • Development of a process scheme for the production of high value functional products from dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS)
  • The role of lipids in determining gas bubble retention and stability in wheat dough
  • India Wheat Workshop
Project Leader
  • Exploiting wheat genetic diversity for improved diet and health
  • Optimising wheat grain shape and size for improved processing quality
  • Cereal seed composition and end use quality
  • BBSRC Industry CASE Studentship: Spatial patterns of wheat grain composition in relation to processing properties
  • The BBSRC Sustainable Bioenergy Centre (BSBEC): Perennial Bioenergy Crops Programme: PSC component
  • Mining diversity of cereal (wheat) fibre to improve the nutritional quality of wheat
  • Joint Embrapa: UK workshop on wheat improvement
  • Enhancing Diversity in UK wheat through a public sector prebreeding programme
  • BBSRC Quota Studentship: A comparative study of developmental and nutritional effects on grain composition in wheat and rice
  • *Design Cereal Seeds (P.Shewry, R Mitchell)
  • Designing cereal seeds for nutrition and health
  • Development of a process scheme for the production of high value functional products from dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS)
  • The role of lipids in determining gas bubble retention and stability in wheat dough
  • Production of ferulic acid from wheat bran
  • Improving wheat grain quality for health and processing
  • Watkins FoF: Exploiting variation in wheat land races to optimise dieteary fibre content and viscosity in comercial wheats
  • *Catalysing collaboration & exchange between wheat scientists in the UK and West Asia
Member
  • Improving the yield stability of durum wheat under Mediterranean conditions OPTIWHEAT
  • Manipulation of wheat grain development for improved yield and processing
  • The BBSRC Sustainable Bioenergy Centre (BSBEC): Perennial Bioenergy Crops Programme
  • The Wheat Genetic Improvement Network (WGIN) - Improving the environmental footprint of farming through crop genetics and targeted traits analysis
  • BBSRC Quota Studentship: Effect of grass cell wall feruloylation on biomass digestibility and structural properties
  • Enhancing Diversity in UK wheat through a public sector prebreeding programme: Wheat Institute Strategic Programme (WISP) extension
  • Combined with S5413 The Wheat Genetic Improvement Network (WGIN3) - Improving the resilience of UK wheat yield and quality through crop genetics and targeted traits analysis