Applying biotechnology to decrease green seed in Brassica napus

Posted on 08.02.2018 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Johnson-Flanagan, Anne
Institution: University of Alberta
Total WGRF Funding: $90,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1993
Project Length: 3 Years

To determine whether chlorophyll in green canola seed can be decreased under normal seed maturation conditions and following frost, through the use of antisense RNA, without affecting the quality and quantity of storage protein and oil.