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Burt, Andrew J. Ph.D.

Research Scientist – Wheat Breeding

Contact Information:

2701 Grand Valley Road
P.O. Box 1000A, R.R. #3
Brandon, Manitoba R7A 5Y3
Telephone: 204-578-6656
Fax: 204-578-6524
Email: andrew.burt@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Wheat Breeding
  • Cultivar Development
  • Disease Resistance
  • Genetic Resources
  • Genetic Variation
  • Genetic and Physical Mapping
  • Plant Secondary Metabolism
  • Crop Selection and Adaptation

Current Projects:

  • Breeding Canadian Western Red Spring Wheat for Northern Prairie Areas
  • Breeding Canadian Western Hard White Spring Wheat for the Eastern Prairies
  • Incorporating novel agronomic characters into a high quality wheat background
  • Improving disease

Affiliations:

  • Member, National Association of Plant Breeders
  • Member, Prairie Recommending Committee for Wheat Rye and Triticale

Research publications

2018

  • Sari, E., Berraies, S., Knox, R.E., Singh, A.K., Ruan, Y., Cuthbert, R.D., Pozniak, C.J., Henriquez, M.A., Kumar, S., Burt, A.J., N'Diaye, A., Konkin, D.J., Cabral, A.L., Campbell, H.L., Wiebe, K., Condie, J., Lokuruge, P., Meyer, B., Fedak, G., Clarke, F.R., Clarke, J.M., Somers, D.J., Fobert, P.R. (2018). High density genetic mapping of Fusarium head blight resistance QTL in tetraploid wheat, 13(10), http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204362

2017

  • Balasubramanian, P.M., Rupert, T., Marsolais, F., Park, S.J., Navabi, A., Smith, T.H., Khanal, R., Burt, A.J., Pauls, K.P. (2017). AAC Argosy navy dry bean, 98(1), 199-202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2017-0176
  • Balasubramanian, P.M., Rupert, T., Marsolais, F., Park, S.J., Navabi, A., Smith, T.H., Khanal, R., Burt, A.J., Pauls, K.P. (2017). AAC Shock navy dry bean, 98(1), 203-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2017-0175

2016

  • Khanal, R., Rupert, T., Navabi, A., Smith, T.H., Burt, A.J., Pauls, K.P. (2016). Fathom common bean, 96(2), 276-279. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2015-0215
  • Khanal, R., Rupert, T., Navabi, A., Smith, T.H., Michaels, T.E., Burt, A.J., Pauls, K.P. (2016). Bolt common bean, 96(2), 218-221. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2015-0180
  • Khanal, R., Rupert, T., Navabi, A., Smith, T.H., Michaels, T.E., Burt, A.J., Pauls, K.P. (2016). Yeti kidney bean, 96(2), 280-282. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2015-0181

2015

2014

2010

Other science related publications

2016

  • McCartney CA, Kassa MT, Pozniak CJ, You FM, Cloutier S, Wise IL, Smith MAH, Sharpe AG, Fobert PR, Kumar S, Burt A, Ordon F, Uauy C, Costamagna AC (2016) Wheat midge resistance: breeding and genetics. Proc 3rd Can Wheat Symposium, Ottawa, Nov22-25, S10
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