Professor Bob McIntosh

Professor Bob McIntosh

Bob McIntosh

Elected in 1993

Short citation at year of election

Dr McIntosh is distinguished for his sustained and scholarly contribution to research on wheat genetics and cytogenetics with special emphasis on the control of rust diseases in the Australian wheat crop. His research is of major economic importance and involves interaction with wheat breeding programs throughout Australia. Through his published work he is recognised as a leading international authority on wheat rust organisms, their epidemiology and the basis for host resistance. 

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