Rothamsted Research

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Madeleine Berger

Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Biointeractions and Crop Protection
HarpendenPost Doctoral Research Scientist
Biointeractions and Crop Protection
Works With:
+44 (0) 1582 763 133 ext: +44 1582 938348
Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ
Past Projects
  • *An exploration of potential for delivering enhanced black-grass control through allelochemistry


Kelly LJ, Renny-Byfield S, Pellice J, Macas J, Novák P, Neumann P,  Lysak MA, Day PD, Berger M, Fay MF, Nichols RA, Leitch AR and Leitch IJ (2015). "Analysis of the giant genomes of Fritillaria (Liliaceae) indicates that a lack of DNA removal characterizes extreme expansions in genome size." New Phytologist (In Press; doi: 10.1111/nph.13471)

Silva WM, Berger M, Bass C, Balbino VQ, Amaral MHP, Campos MR and Siqueira HAA (2015). Status of pyrethroid resistance and mechanisms in Brazilian populations of Tuta absoluta. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology (In Press; doi:10.1016/j.pestbp.2015.01.011)

Day, PD., Berger M, Hill L, Fay MF, Leitch AR, Leitch IJ and Kelly LJ (2014). Evolutionary relationships in the medicinally important genus Fritillaria L. (Liliaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 80(0): 11-19.

Haddi K, Berger M, Bielza P, Cifuentes D, Field LM, Gorman K, Rapisarda C, Williamson MS, Bass C (2012) Identification of mutations associated with pyrethroid resistance in the voltage-gated sodium channel of the tomato leaf miner (Tuta absoluta). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 42(7) 506-513.




BSc in Biology with Industrial Placement (Durham University)