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Molecular tools for rapid screening and incorporation of pre-harvest sprouting tolerance in Canadian wheat varieties

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Ayele, Belay
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $171,925
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

To develop ?-amylase based molecular tools to define pre-harvest sprouting phenotype from genotypes and facilitate breeding for sprouting tolerant varieties.