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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Henson, Cynthia
Research Leader
(608) 262-0377
Cereal Crops Research Unit
Madison WI 53726

The mission of the Cereal Crops Research Unit is to 1) conduct basic research to identify and understand the biological processes affecting the growth, development and properties of cereal grains, 2) evaluate these findings for potential applications to improved cereal quality through germplasm development or altered production practices, and 3) to provide support for barley and oat breeding and applied research programs within ARS and at State Agricultural Experiment Stations.

Last Modified: 11/6/2014