Dr Rhys Kelly

Dr Rhys Kelly

Research Scientist

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Mora-Ortiz, M., Swain, M., Vickers, M., Hegarty, M., Kelly, R., Smith, L., Skot, L. 2016. De-novo transcriptome assembly for gene identification, analysis, annotation, and molecular marker discovery in Onobrychis viciifolia. BMC Genomics 17 756 10.1186/s12864-016-3083-6 Cadair

Grinberg, N., Lovatt, A., Hegarty, M., Macfarlane, A.C., Skot, K., Kelly, R., Blackmore, T., Thorogood, D., King, R.D., Armstead, I., Powell, W., Skot, L. 2016. Implementation of genomic prediction in Lolium perenne (L.) breeding populations. Frontiers in Plant Science 7 133 10.3389/fpls.2016.00133 Cadair


Kelly, R.O., Skøt, L., Skøt, K.P., Collins, R.P. 2014. Analysis of changes in population structure over time in components of multi-species swards. In A. Hopkins. (ed) Grassland Science in Europe: Proceedings of General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. , Wales pp. 861-863. Cadair


King, J., Armstead, I.P., Harper, J.A., Ramsay, L., Snape, J., Waugh, R., James, C.L., Thomas, A.M., Gasior, D., Kelly, R.O., Roberts, L.A., Gustafson, P., King, I. 2013. Exploitation of interspecific diversity for monocot crop improvement. Heredity 110 pp. 475–483. 10.1038/hdy.2012.116 Cadair


Robson, P.R.H., Kelly, R., Jensen, E.F., Giddings, G.D., Leitch, M., Davey, C., Gay, A.P., Jenkins, G., Thomas, H., Donnison, I.S. 2011. A flexible quantitative methodology for the analysis of gene-flow between conventionally bred maize populations using microsatellite markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 122 (4) pp. 819-829. 10.1007/s00122-010-1489-0 Cadair

Robson, P.R., Kelly, R., Jensen, E.F., Davey, C., Gay, A.P., Thomas, H., Donnison, I.S., Leitch, M., Warren, J.M., Giddings, G.D., Jenkins, G. 2011. Factors affecting rates of cross-pollination in maize growing under typical UK conditions RG0124. DEFRA Report 2011 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Cadair


King, J., Armstead, I.P., Harper, J.A., James, C.L., Roberts, L.A., Gasior, D., Kelly, R.O., Huang, L.S., Thomas, A.M., Skot, K., King, I.P. 2009. Progress in introgression mapping in the pooideae. Plant and Animal Genome XVII Conference. Other Cadair


Winters, A.L., Davies, D.R., Timms-Taravella, E., Jackson, C., Morris, M., Kelly, R., Donnison, I.S., Gallagher, J.A. 2008. Isolation of an enzyme for the conversion of grass polymeric fructan to fructose, a fermentable substrate for the production of ethanol. Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference. Cadair

Morris, S.M., Jackson, C.J., Gallagher, J.A., Kelly, R.O., Donnison, I.S. 2008. High-sugar perennial ryegrass as a bioethanol feedstock. An alternative use for forage grasses. Proceedings of the 16th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. Proceedings of 16th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition. ETA-Florence Renewable Energies pp. 60-66. Cadair Other