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Dr. Alfred Haunold

Dr. Alfred Haunold has lived and worked in Corvallis, Oregon, for the past 30 years in his post as a research geneticist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Trained in Vienna, Dr. Haunold received his Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska in 1960 and has since worked at universities both in Nebraska, Washington D.C., and Vienna. He now assists the USDA-ARS as a Research Collaborator.

Haunold's experience with crop science easily extends to the field of hop research. He is the curator of Hop Germplasm for the USDA - ARS and a member of The Hop Research Council, the International Hop Production Bureau, and the American Society of Brewing Chemists. He is member of a research team that has released 14 new hop varieties and 31 germplasm lines since the early 1970s. In addition, Haunold has authored or co-authored more than 90 scientific papers on wheat and hop genetics, hop breeding, and cytology.

His favorite beer: German-style lagers.

Articles by Dr. Alfred Haunold Published on-line:
Factors Affecting Hop Production, Hop Quality, and Brewer Preference

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