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McIntosh, Robert Alexander (1939 - )

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Agricultural scientist
Born: 9 July 1939  Gloucester, New South Wales, Australia
Robert Alexander McIntosh spent his entire career with the University of Sydney, where he was involved in the genetics and cytogenetics of disease resistance in wheat, concentrating on the rust diseases.

Career Highlights
Born Gloucester, New South Wales, 9 July 1939. Educated University of Sydney (BScAgr 1960, MScAgr 1963, PhD 1969). Technical Officer, University of Sydney 1960-63, Research Fellow 1963-73, Senior Research Fellow 1973-80, Director of Rust Research 1980-92, Director of Rust Research and Professor of Cereal Genetics and Cytogenetics (Personal Chair) 1993-; Honorary Professor, Plant Breeding Institute ?-date. Farrer Memorial Medal for services to agriculture 1976; Daniel McAlpine Lecturer, Australasian Plant Pathology Society 1985; Medal of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science 1987; Fellow, Australian Institute of Agricultural Science 1988; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1993.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 25 May 2001
Modified: 25 May 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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