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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Vicki Bradley
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Contact Information

     59 Johnson Hall, WSU
     Pullman, WA 99164-6402

Safflower Arangement by Vicki Bradley


1991 -M.S. Agronomy
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
1988 -B.S. Horticulture
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Professional Experience

1991 - PresentAgronomy Curator
USDA-ARS Western Regional Plant Introduction Station
Pullman, WA
1988 - 1991Graduate Research Assistant
Winter Wheat Breeding Project
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
1987 - 1987Intern
Winter Wheat Breeding Project
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

Responsibilities and Interests

Vicki is responsible for managing the cool-season grass collection which consists of more than 18,300 accessions and the Carthamus collection that includes 2,430 accessions of safflower and its wild relatives.

Her special interests are characterizing the tef grass collection, taking images of safflower for downloading onto GRIN, identifying duplicate accessions, getting more native plant accessions into the grass collection and establishing in situ sites


Professional Activities and Society Memberships

Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops

Crop Science Society of America

Western Society of Crop Science

Adjunct Faculty, Washington State University

Ex-officio member of the Forage and Turf Grass Crop Germplasm Committee

Ex-officio member of the New Crops Crop Germplasm Committee

Pacific West Area Workforce Diversity Committee

Career and Community Development Committee

In situ subcommittee of the Plant Germplasm Operations Committee


Selected Publications

Johnson, R.C., V.L. Bradley, P.B. Ghorpade, J.W. Bergman. 1997. Regeneration and Evaluation of the U.S. safflower germplasm collection. p. 215-217. In A. Corleto et al. (ed.) Proceedings of the IVth International Safflower Conference, Bari, Italy, 2-7 June, 1997.

Bradley, V.L. and R.C. Johnson. 1997. Conservation of grass collections at the Western Regional Plant Introduction Station. p. 1-35, 1-36. In Proceedings of the XVIII International Grassland Congress, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, 8-19 June 1997.

Johnson, R.C. and V.L. Bradley. 1998. Grass regeneration research and methodology. p. 32-41. In M.D. Casler (ed.) Proceedings of the 35th Grass Breeders= Work Planning Conference, Madison and Verona, Wisconsin, 8-11 August, 1998.

Bradley, Vicki L., Richard C. Johnson, Robert L. Guenthner, and Richard M. Hannan. 1999. Evaluation of Carthamus tinctorius germplasm for ornamental use. p. 433-435 In J. Janick (ed.), New crops and new uses. ASHS Press, Alexandria, Virginia.

Bradley, V.L. and R.C. Johnson. 2001. An assessment of grass regeneration nurseries at the Western Regional Plant Introduction Station, 1994-1997. p. 883-884. In Proceedings of the XIX International Grassland Congress, S?o Pedro, S?o Paulo, Brazil, 11-21 February, 2001.

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