Development of fully cleistogamous wheat and associated markers

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Vrinten, Patricia
Institution: National Research Council of Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $66,742
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop a wheat line with non-opening florets (cleistogamy) as a mechanism for fusarium head blight resistance.