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The genetics of early maturity in Canadian spring wheat

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Spaner, Dean
Institution: University of Alberta
Total WGRF Funding: $103,500
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2008
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

To investigate: i) the genetic basis of earliness in Canadian spring wheat cultivars in relation to photoperiod, vernalization and earliness per se genes, and ii) the molecular mapping of the genomic regions involved in earliness in Canadian wheat with an emphasis on vernalization and earliness per se genes.