International Triticeae Consortium
Last updated: 8 Jne 2009


International Organizing Committee

Local Organizing Committee

Business and News
Genome Symbols

Proceedings of the Sixth International Triticeae Meeting

Genomic Constitution of taxa
Generic Lists

Generic Resources
Dichotomous key (global)
Multiaccess key (global)
Australasian Triticeae (path to multiple resources)

Genera (global): dichotomous key; descriptions.

Anthosachne: dichotomous key; species pages.

Australopyrum: dichotomous key; species pages.

Stenostachys: dichotomous key; species pages.

High resolution images

Literature references (mostly Hordeae)

Reference Materials

Triticeae Genome

International Triticeae Mapping Initiative

Wheat Genomic Group (for those with Shockwave)

Wheat Genomics Group (for those without Shockwave)

Wheat Genetics Site

of past meeting

Trit V Proceedings

Trit III Proceedings

Next meeting will be June 12 17, 2017 in Wernigerode, Germany


The Goal

Promote exchange of information about the Triticeae among the many different scientists working in the tribe. 


         Is free

         Has no obligations

  • Results in a minimal amount of Email.

The greatest advantage in joining is being informed about the next meeting which will be held at at the Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU) in (Chengdu, China. Please go to the linked page for further information. 

International Organizing Committee Members 2009-2013

Mary Barkworth, Chair (Utah State University, USA)

Chi Yen (Chair, Local Organizing Committee, Chengdu, China; alternative email)

Taihachi Kawahara (Kyoto University, Japan)

Helmut Knupffer (IPK Gatersleben, Germany)

Hisashi Tsujimoto (Tottori University, Japan)

Steven Larson (Forage and Range Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, USA)

Vojtec Holubec (Crop Research Institute Prague, Czech Republic).  

Local Organizing Committee Members, 2009-2013

Chairman: Chi Yen, Professor of Triticeae Research Institute, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu,
Vice-Chairmen :Yu-Chen Dong Academician, Professor of Institute of Crop Science, Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science, Beijing
Vice-Chairmen: Bao-Rong Lu, Professor of Institute of Biodiversity Science, Fudan University, Shanghai,
Secretary: Yong-Hong Zhou  Professor of Chengdu Academy of Science, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu
Member: Qi-Xin Sun Professor and Vice President of China Agricultural University, Beijing,
Member: Dao-Wen Wang Professor of Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing
Member: Zheng-Qiang Ma Professor of College of Agronomy, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing.
Member: Li-Hui Li Professor of Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science, Beijing
Member: Wei-Ning Song Professor of College of Agronomy, Northwest Sci-tech University of Agriculture and Forestry, Xian.
Member: Jun-Hua PengProfessor of Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, [alternate email],
Member: Mao-Qun Yu  Professor of Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Science, Chengdu.
Member: Ling-Rang Kong Professor of College of Agronomy, Shangdong Agricultural University, Taian.
Member: Deng-Cai Liu Professor of Triticeae Research Institute, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu.


Generic lists. These will be built up VERY slowly.  Most are incomplete. The lists that have been started are linked to the generic names given below. In the left column, there is a link to descriptions.    

Aegilops, Agropyron; Amblyopyrum, Anthosachne; Australopyrum, Campeiostachys; Crithopsis; Dasypyrum; Douglasdeweya; Elymus; Eremium; Eremopyrum; Festucopsis; Heteranthelium, Hordelymus; Hordeum; Hystrix; Kengyilia; Leymus; Lophopyrum; Pascopyrum; Peridictyon; Psammopyrum; Psathyrostachys; Pseudoroegneria; Roegneria; Secale; Sitanion; Stenostachys; Taeniatherum; Thinopyrum (see also); Trichopyrum; Triticum