Ken Kasha

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Professor Emeritus Ontario Agricultural College Department of Plant Agriculture Guelph, Ontario kkasha@uoguelph.ca

Bio/Research

Ken Kasha is a professor emeritus with the Department of Plant Agriculture who became well known around the world for discovering how to produce double haploid barley varieties in fewer plant generations.

Kasha’s techniques have led to the production of numerous new barley varieties wor...


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Bio/Research

Ken Kasha is a professor emeritus with the Department of Plant Agriculture who became well known around the world for discovering how to produce double haploid barley varieties in fewer plant generations.

Kasha’s techniques have led to the production of numerous new barley varieties worldwide and to similar haploid success in other major crops.

Among many other awards, Kasha has been honoured as an Officer of the Order of Canada, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, as well as receiving the Ernest Manning Outstanding Innovation Award in 1983.


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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Deirdre Healey
healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

Angela Mulholland
angela.mulholland@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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