Alan Cruickshank

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Alan Cruickhsank

Alan Cruickhsank

Alan is a plant breeder contributing to the Australian rural economy through improvement of important crops, such as sorghum and peanuts.

Title

Senior Plant Breeder

Biography

For nearly 30 years Alan has worked as a plant breeder contributing to the Australian rural economy through improvement of important crops, particularly peanuts and sorghum. After working with industry to introduce improved yield, shelf-life and disease resistance to Australian peanuts, Alan moved into the sorghum pre-breeding team and has overseen the licensing of hundreds of improved lines.

His particular interests in the sorghum research are grain quality improvement and wide crosses for diversification.

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