To develop new knowledge and tools for wheat breeding, including contributing to the sequencing of the wheat genome, development of effective genetic markers for important traits and development of a better understanding of environmentally induced changes to gene expression.
Lead Researcher (PI): Curtis Pozniak
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $1,707,992
Co-Funders: Alberta Wheat Commission, Dupont Pioneer, Genome Canada, Government of Saskatchewan, Manitoba Agriculture, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 4 Years