Development of hormone based genomic tools to accelerate wheat breeding for enhanced preharvest sprouting tolerance

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 18.01.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Belay Ayele
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $116,000
Co-Funders: MAFRD-Agri-Food Research & Development Initiative
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 3 Years

Development of wheat cultivars with improved tolerance to preharvest sprouting (PHS), emphasizing the need of developing innovative genomic tools for efficient and directed wheat breeding to improve PHS tolerance.