Tom Warkentin


Dr. Tom Warkentin is a Professor at the Crop Development Centre/Department of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan. He received his Ph.D. in Crop Science from the University of Saskatchewan in 1992.

He is breeding field pea cultivars with emphasis on agronomic traits (yield and lodging resistance), disease resistance (foliar and root diseases), and end-use quality (seed visual quality, seed coat durability, cooking quality, protein content). Tom is also involved in soybean breeding for the short season regions of Western Canada.