The Personal Blog Of Derek Michael Wright
I was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and graduated with a BSc in Biology from the University of Regina in 2012, followed by a MSc in Agrobiotechnology from Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen (University of Giessen, Germany) in 2015. I now work in the Plant Sciences department at the University of Saskatchewan and have been involved in three research projects (AGILE, EVOLVES & P2IRC) with lentil (Lens culinaris).
Research Assistant, 2015-Current
University of Saskatchewan
MSc in Agrobiotechnology, 2013-2015
University of Geissen
BSc in Biology, 2007-2012
University of Regina
Scientific Publications I Have Been Involved In
Tutorials & Vignettes
An R tutorial on running genome-wide association studies (GWAS) with GAPIT and gwaspr
A vignette of graphs using data from the paper Contribution of land use practices to GHGs in the Canadian Prairies crop sector
A population representing global genetic diversity in cultivated lentil varieties
An R tutorial on augmented field trial designs and how to adjust their values
An R tutorial on how to properly use correlation coefficients when evaluating predictive models
Focusing the GWAS Lens on days to flower using latent variable phenotypes derived from global multi-environment trials. The Plant Genome. (2022) e20269.
Understanding photothermal interactions can help expand production range and increase genetic diversity of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.). Plants, People, Planet. (2020) 00: 1-11.
Strategic Identification of New Genetic Diversity to Expand Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) Production (Using Nepal as an Example). Agronomy. (2021) 11(10): 1933.
A tutorial on how to run principal component analyses and heirarchical clustering in R
An R tutorial on how to calculate thermal time and incorporate environmental data into a phenotype
An Package Containing Agricultural Data Sets
Graphs of canola production in Saskatchewan using STATCAN data
Graphs on the adoption of no-till agriculture in Canada using STATCAN data
Random Data Visualizations And Other Blog Posts Made In
Graphs of yearly and monthly overdose deaths in British Columbia using BC GOV data
Graphs of global energy use, CO2 emissions, GDP, and poverty using data from Our World in Data
Graphs of public vs private sector employment in Canada using STATCAN data
Graphs of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada using Government of Canada data
Graphs of business openings and closures in Canada using STATCAN data
Graphs of crude oil production, import and export using STATCAN data
Historical series of phenological data for cherry tree flowering at Kyoto City
Graphs of fertilizer emissions in Canada using data from Fertilizer Canada
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