Amanda Karlstrom

Assistant Plant Breeder / Geneticist
Department:Genetics Genomics & Breeding
Tel:+44 (0) 1732 843833
DD:+44 (0) 1732 523750
Fax:+44 (0) 1732 849067

Research Interests

Apple scion breeding programme at NIAB EMR, involved in everything from conducting controlled crosses to the deployment of molecular markers.

Also involved in a project which aims to develop resource-use efficient strawberries for substrate production.

I hold an MSc in Biology, with a specialisation in Horticultural Science, from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Alnarp).

Selected Publications

  • Karlstrom, A., Calle, F., Salazar, S., Morante, N., Dufour, D. and Ceballos, H. (2006). Biological implications in Cassava for the production of amylose-free starch: Impact on root yield and related traits. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7.

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