Dr. Jamie Larsen

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Research Scientist

Dry Bean Breeding

Current research and/or projects

Dry bean disease screening and development of germplasm with disease resistance

Emerging threats for Ontario dry beans

Professional activities / interests

Ontario Pulse Crop Committee
Canadian Society of Agronomy Executive Committee- Eastern Director


Education and awards


Ph.D., Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Guelph ON

M.Sc., Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Guelph ON

B.Sc., Molecular Biology and Genetics, University of Guelph, Guelph ON



Outstanding Reviewer- Canadian Journal of Plant Science (2014)

Outstanding Reviewer- Canadian Journal of Plant Science (2016)

Key publications

  1. Page, E.R., S. Meloche, A. Thibodeau, M. Moran, J. Larsen and J. Bae. 2021. Evaluating dry edible beans as a double crop following winter barley, canola and peas. Annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Agronomy, Halifax, N.S., November 14-17.

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  2. Dry Beans for Dollars

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  3. Graf, R.J., Larsen, R.J., Beres, B.L., Aboukhaddour, R., Laroche, A., Randhawa, H.S., Foroud, N.A. (2020). AAC network hard red winter wheat. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 100(6), 737-746. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2020-0102

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  4. Bahrani, H., Thoms, K., Båga, M., Larsen, J., Graf, R., Laroche, A., Sammynaiken, R., Chibbar, R.N. (2019). Preferential accumulation of glycosylated cyanidins in winter-hardy rye (Secale cereale L.) genotypes during cold acclimation. Environmental and Experimental Botany, [online] 164 203-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2019.05.006

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  5. Mohler-Penna, D., Brown, C., Bourassa, M., Smith, L., Lehmann, M., Lowen, C., Frick, M., Larsen, J. and Laroche, A. 2019. Molecular characterization of a lignin rye mutant. Proceeding of the 10th International Triticale Symposium, Lethbridge, AB, CANADA. July 15-July 18, 2019.

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  6. http://www.albertawheat.com/our-programs/research/awc-funded-research

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  7. Cradduck, M., Pahari, S., Laroche, A., Schultz, E., Larsen, R.J. January 25, 2019. Perennial wheat habit and expression of cold tolerance and flowering time genes. Biology Graduate Research Symposium. Lethbridge, AB.

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  8. Page, E.R., Meloche, S., Larsen, J. (2019). Evaluating the potential for double cropping in canada: Effect of seeding date and relative maturity on the development and yield of maize, white bean, and soybean. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 99(5), 751-760. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2019-0076

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  9. Page, E.R., Meloche, S., Bae, J., Larsen, R.J., Laforest, M., Nurse, R.E. (2019). Tricotyledenous giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida L.). Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 99(1), 84-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2018-0148

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  10. Hayes, R.C., Wang, S., Newell, M.T., Turner, K., Larsen, J., Gazza, L., Anderson, J.A., Bell, L.W., Cattani, D.J., Frels, K., Galassi, E., Morgounov, A.I., Revell, C.K., Thapa, D.B., Sacks, E.J., Sameri, M., Wade, L.J., Westerbergh, A., Shamanin, V., Amanov, A., Li, G.D. (2018). The performance of early-generation perennial winter cereals at 21 sites across four continents. Sustainability, [online] 10(4), http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su10041124

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  11. Laroche, A., G.T. Araujo, W. Lu, E. Amundsen, N.K. Newlands, R. Aboukhaddour, J. Larsen, H. Rhandawa, R. Graf, D.A. Gaudet, B.L. Selinger, M. Frick. 2018. Aerobiological Surveillance of Wheat Pathogens. Conference Proceedings of Agronomy Update 2018. January 9-10 Red Deer, AB.pp52

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  12. Cradduck, M., Pahari, S., Laroche, A., Schultz, E., Larsen, R.J. 2017. The influence of cold tolerance and flowering time genes on perennial wheat habit. Graduate Students Symposium 2017 November 22, 2017 Lethbridge, AB.pp8

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  13. Subramaniam, G., Ouellet, T., Aboukhaddour, R., Blackwell, B., Fedak, G., Foster, A., Henriquez, M.A., Laroche, A., Larsen, J.; Miller, S., Overy, D., Rampitsch, C., Foroud, N., Schernthaner, J., Harris, L. 2017. Towards Durable Fusarium and Rust Resistance in Cereals. Wheat Science and Business Meeting, Saskatoon, November 8-9, 2017.

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  14. Graf, R.J., Beres, B.L., Larsen, R.J., Randhawa, H.S., Gaudet, D.A., Laroche, A., Eudes, F., Foroud, N.A. (2017). AAC goldrush hard red winter wheat. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 98(2), 467-474. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/CJPS-2017-0167

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  15. Larsen J, Pahara S, Cradduck M, Frick M, Laroche A. 2017. Characterization and comparison of expressed genes associated with life strategies in tall wheatgrass and wheat.Proceedings of the 8th International Triticale Symposium. Wernigerode (Germany). June 12-16, 2017.

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  16. Tobin, B. 2017. Wheat School: Making a Case for Perennial Wheat. RealAgriculture.com. February 2017. (https://www.realagriculture.com/2017/02/wheat-school-making-a-case-for-perennial-wheat/)

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  17. Larsen, R.J. (2016). "Hybrid fall rye-Examining yield under different management systems.", IHARF soil and Crop Management Seminar and AGM, Balgonie, SK, Canada, February 3, 2016.

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  18. Larsen, R.J. (2016). "Double cropping on irrigated land.", Irrigated Crop Production Update, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, January 19-20, 2016.

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  19. Pahari, S., Cradduck, M., Eudes, F., Laroche, A., and Larsen, R.J. (2016). "Characterization of Flowering Genes in Perennial Wheatgrasses and their Relationship to Wheat.", XXIV Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, USA, January 9-13, 2016, pp. P0042.

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  20. Briere, K. 2016. Promising research for perennial plants on the Prairies. Western Producer, 94(52) 28-29. Dec. 29, 2016

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Research facility

2585 County Road 20
Harrow, ON N0R 1G0


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