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Scott Hayley

Scott D. Haley, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Former Wheat Breeder and Project Leader

Scott Haley served as project leader of the wheat breeding and genetics program at Colorado State University from 1999 to 2020. His research focused on the genetic improvement of hard red and hard white winter wheat for yield, end-use quality, and biotic and abiotic stresses prevalent in Colorado and the central and southern Great Plains. He has led teams responsible for the development of 39 winter wheat cultivars (35 at CSU, 4 at SDSU), 2 wheat germplasm lines, and a novel wheat herbicide tolerance technology, as co-developer. Dr. Haley has provided service to a variety of organizations and was active in undergraduate and graduate student teaching and advising.

Curriculum Vitae – April 2021

Contact Information

Scott D. Haley
Soil and Crop Sciences Department
C-136 Plant Science Building
1170 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Mobile: (970) 702-1298


CSU College of Ag Retirement Story – October 2020
Agroecosystems of Tomorrow Podcast – October 2018

CSU Future of Food Interview – April 2018

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