Name
Namedr.ir. RE Niks
FirstnameRients
Emailrients.niks@wur.nl

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DescriptionUniversitair docent
OrganizationDepartment of Plant Sciences
Organization UnitPlant Breeding
Phone+31 317 482 508
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Visiting addressDroevendaalsesteeg 1
6708PB, WAGENINGEN
Building/Room107/E1.174
Postal addressPostbus 386
6700AJ, WAGENINGEN
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Biography
Assistant Professor and lecturer Resistance Breeding. Research addresses particularly quantitatively inherited resistance against specialised biotrophic pathogens, including nonhost resistance.

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The research focuses on “partial resistance” and “non-host resistance”, using barley and Puccinia leaf rusts. These resistances are supposed to be durable. Mapping and map-based cloning.

Education
Since 1986 lecturer of “Breeding crops with resistance to disease and pests”. First author of text book (2011). Gave numerous courses and practicals on Resistance Breeding and General Plant Breeding in many countries. Visiting professor at Tehran University, Iran (since 2010).
Courses
  • PBR-22803 - Principles of Plant Breeding (online)
  • PBR-30806 - Design of Plant Breeding Programmes
  • PBR-32303 - Wageningen Weeks Part 1 (online)
  • PBR-36804 - Markers in Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding (online)
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