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Characterization of flax breeding lines for northern adaptation and stability of yield and maturity

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 26.06.2017
Lead Researcher (PI): Booker, Helen
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $59,807
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission
Start Date: 2017
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

To determine the variability, heritability and selection of characteristics associated with northern adaption and ease of harvest for elite breeding lines, candidate lines and check cultivars. To select the optimal model and statistic(s) with regards to stability ratings for either maturity or yield for elite breeding lines, candidate lines, and check cultivars in multi-location environment trials.