Application of genomics to innovation in the lentil economy

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 11.01.2024
Lead Researcher (PI): Kirstin Bett
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $1,689,417
Co-Funders: Genome Canada, Government of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, University of Saskatchewan
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 4 Years

Results of AGILE will allow the development of a thorough understanding of lentil and its wild relatives.  Resources developed by this project will improve the lentil breeding program by introducing genetic diversity with greater precision, and speed up the breeding cycle.