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Improving on-seed survival and performance of legume inoculants using genome shuffling

Posted on 26.06.2019 | Last Modified 26.06.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Christopher Yost
Institution: University of Regina
Total WGRF Funding: $80,500
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2019
Project Length: 2 Years
Objectives:

Develop protoplast fusion and gene shuffling technique for bacterial strain improvement. Develop Bradyrhizobium japonicum soybean strains with improved on-seed survival, assess in the field, and prepare for commercialization.