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Canadian triticum applied genomics

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
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
Objectives:

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.