Biodiverstity and bioresources
- Regenerated and characterized major germplasm holdings for the world base collections of barley (39,000 accessions) and oat (28,000 accessions).
- Provided seeds to clients from 57 countries on all continents (2002–2018).
- Documented trends in genetic diversity of crops; assessed risks of genetic erosion; conducted disease resistance screening.
- Improved preservation of chicken, bison and swine sperm/egg germplasm. Developed fertility markers for dairy and beef bulls to ensure the quality of conserved germplasm.