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Herald, Tom
Research Leader
tom.herald@ars.usda.gov
(785) 776-2703
USDA-ARS-PA-Center for Grain & Animal Health Res.
Grain Quality & Structure Res. /1515 College Ave.
Manhattan KS 66502

Mission:
The mission of the Grain Quality and Structure Research Unit, which includes the Hard Winter Wheat Quality Laboratory, is to ensure a high quality and safe U.S. grain supply for our customers by: (1) conducting basic and applied research to identify the physical characteristics and structural/biochemical components that govern quality; (2) developing rapid, precise, and accurate predictive technologies for quality assessment; and (3) evaluating the end-use quality of breeding lines.

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