Dr Irene Mary Griffiths

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Dr Irene Mary Griffiths

Plant Breeder

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Working on the InnovOat project.



Research interests include:

  • Milling quality
  • Resource use efficiency


The agronomic performance and nutritional content of oat and barley varieties grown in a northern maritime environment depends on variety and growing conditionsChappell, A., Scott, K. P., Griffiths, I., Cowan, A., Hawes, C., Wishart, J. & Martin, P. 2017 In : Journal of Cereal Science.74, p. 1-1010 p.
Population Genomics Related to Adaptation in Elite Oat GermplasmEsvelt Klos, K., Huang, Y., Bekele, W. A., Obert, D. E., Babiker, E., Beattie, A. D., Bjørnstad, Å., Bonman, J. M., Carson, M. L., Chao, S., Gnanesh, B. N., Griffiths, I., Harrison, S. A., Howarth, C. J., Hu, G., Ibrahim, A., Islamovic, E., Jackson, E. W., Jannink, J., Kolb, F. L., Mcmullen, M. S., Mitchell Fetch, J., Murphy, J. P., Ohm, H. W., Rines, H. W., Rossnagel, B. G., Schlueter, J. A., Sorrells, M. E., Wight, C. P., Yan, W. & Tinker, N. A. 2016 In : The Plant Genome.9, 2, 12 p., 0103
Genetic Diversity and Population Structure Among Oat Cultivars and LandracesMontilla-Bascón, G., Sánchez-Martín, J., Rispail, N., Rubiales, D., Mur, L., Langdon, T., Griffiths, I., Howarth, C. & Prats, E. 2013 In : Plant Molecular Biology Reporter.31, 6, p. 1305-1314
Crops that feed the world 9. Oats- a cereal crop for human and livestock feed with industrial applicationsMarshall, A. H., Cowan, A. A., Edwards, S., Griffiths, I. M., Howarth, C. J., Langdon, T. & White, E. 2013 In : Food Security.5, 1, p. 13-3320 p.
Compaction of cereal grainWychowaniec, J. K., Griffiths, I., Gay, A. & Mughal, A. 2013 In : Philosophical Magazine.93, 31-33, p. 4151-4158
QTL associated with powdery mildew resistance in Avena sativaHowarth, C. J., Pearson, K., Cowan, A. A. & Griffiths, I. M. 2012 Ninth International Oat Conference.
GlamisCowan, A. A., Griffiths, I. M., Marshall, A. H. & Thomas, G. L. 2012
Conway, (14340Cn) Spring husked oatCowan, A. A., Marshall, A. H., Griffiths, I. M. & Thomas, G. L. 2011
Nitrogen use efficiency in winter oats (Avena sativa)Griffiths, I., Jenkins, G., Cowan, A. & Howarth, C. 2010
Dissecting the yield components in oatsGriffiths, I. M., Jenkins, G., Cowan, A. A. & Howarth, C. J. 2009
Dissecting the components of yield in oatsGriffiths, I. M., Jenkins, G., Cowan, A. A. & Howarth, C. J. 2008
Identification of markers associated with traits of agronomic importance in winter oatsHowarth, C. J., Cowan, A. A., Griffiths, I. M. & Langdon, T. 2008