National Barley Breeder

David Moody - National Barley Breeder


Career History

Prior to joining InterGrain, David worked for the Department of Primary Industries in Victoria both as a barley breeder (1992 – 2006) and a cereal research scientist (2008 – 2010) based at Horsham. David also spent a period of time (2006 – 2008) working as a research manager with the Birchip Cropping Group. David’s most previous role was in the management of the DPI cereal genetics group at Horsham where his main research interests were the genetics of physiological traits influencing barley’s adaptation to stress environments. His other responsibilities included the studies on the genetics and utilisation of primary synthetic wheats in wheat germplasm improvement and the evaluation of transgenic wheats for drought tolerance. David has a B. Ag. Sc (Hons) degree from the University of Adelaide.

Principal breeder of:
Hindmarsh
Buloke
Fitzroy
Yarra
SloopVic
Scope
Wimmera
Contributing breeder of:
Arapiles
Picola
Tilga