Log In

Steven Edward Shein Edit Profile

Plant breeder

Steven Edward Shein, American Plant breeder. Achievements include development of first sunflower hybrids resistantto Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum.

Background

Shein, Steven Edward was born on March 16, 1949 in Fresno, California, United States. Son of Henry Benjamin and Evelyn (Barron) Shein.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis, 1971; Master of Science, University of California, Davis, 1973.

Career

Sunflower breeder, Northup King Company, Woodland, California, 1971-1976; sunflower research director, Northup King Company, Woodland, California, 1976-1982; sunflower business manager, Northup King Company, Minneapolis, 1982-1990; sunflower research director, Pioneer Hi-Bred, International, Woodland, since 1990. Board directors National Sunflower Variety Review, Fargo, North Dakota, 1980-1990, sunflower crop advising committee USDA, Fargo, 1982-1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of first sunflower hybrids resistantto Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Nancy Christine Desalernos, December 15, 1973. Children: David B., Nicholas C.

father:
Henry Benjamin Shein

mother:
Evelyn (Barron) Shein

spouse:
Nancy Christine Desalernos

children:
David B. Shein

Nicholas C. Shein