Development of SNP markers for marker-assisted selection of pea for water use efficiency and micronutrients

Posted on 27.09.2023 | Last Modified 27.09.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Tom Warkentin
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $66,555
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
Start Date: 2023
Project Length: 2 Years

Rapid determination of water use efficiency (WUE) and micronutrient profile of a pea diversity panel (GWAS-2). Association mapping of WUE and micronutrient profile of pea. Conversion of trait-associated markers to breeder-friendly KASP assays.