Cloning clubroot resistance genes from B. nigra and transferring the genes into canola through a CRISPR/Cas9 based technology

Posted on 14.02.2022 | Last Modified 14.02.2022
Lead Researcher (PI): Fengqun Yu
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $90,475
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 3 Years

To isolate a clubroot resistance (CR) gene from Brassica nigra and to delivery the candidates of the CR gene into a canola line using the CRISPR/Cas9 system.