Sarah Battenfield

2014 Women in Triticum Early Career Award

Sarah Battenfield, USA, is the lead wheat breeder for the Central Plains of the USA for AgriPro Wheat, Syngenta, releasing hard red winter wheat varieties and working toward the launch of hybrid wheat. She received her PhD from Kansas State University (KSU) in 2015. At KSU she held a Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars fellowship that allowed her to conduct genomic selection for wheat quality in both CIMMYT and KSU applied wheat breeding programs.

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Sarah Battenfield

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