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Denis Griffin

Research Officer

Research Interests

  • Breeding new disease resistant Potato varieties
  • Potato/Pathogen interactions
  • Potato genotype X environment interactions
  • Heavy metal uptake in crops

Current Projects

  • Potato Breeding
  • Potato Blight epidemiology
  • Heavy metal uptake
  • Sustainable potato production in Ethiopia
     
  • Andrivon, D., Avendaño-Córcoles J., Cameron, A. M., Carnegie, S. F., Cooke, L.R., Corbière, R., Detourné, D., Dowley, L. J., Evans, D., Forisekova, K., Griffin, D. G., Hannukkala, A., Lees, A. K., Lebecka, R., Niepold, F., Polgar, Z., Shaw, D. S., Thompson, J., Trognitz, B., van Raaij, H. M. G. and Zimnoch-Guzowska, E. 2011 Stability and variability of virulence of Phytophthora infestans assessed in a ring test across European laboratories. Plant Pathology. 60: 556-565
  • Moloney, C., Griffin D., Jones , P., Bryan G.,Mclean, K., Bradshaw J., and Milbourne D. 2010 .Development of diagnostic markers for use in breeding potatoes resistant to Globodera pallida pathotype Pa2/3 using germplasm derived from Solanum tuberosum ssp. andigena CPC 2802. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 120:679–689
  • Dowley, L.J., Grant J., and Griffin, D. 2008. Yield losses caused by late blight (Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary) in potato crops in Ireland. Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research 47: 69–78, 2008
  • Griffin, D., O'Sullivan, E., Harmey, M.A. and Dowley, L.J. 2002. DNA fingerprinting, metalaxyl resistance and mating type determination of the Phytophthora infestans population in the Republic of Ireland. Potato Research 45: 25-36
  • Dowley, L.J., Griffin, D. and O'Sullivan, E. 2002. Two decades of monitoring Irish Populations of Phytophthora infestans for phenylamide resistance. Potato Research 45: 79-84
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  • Brian Rigney
  • Waga Mazengia
  • Abdulwahab Abdurahman