Ensuring high quality, market-acceptable durum wheat

Posted on 08.02.2018 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Clarke, J. & Leisle, D.
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $120,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1993
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop rapid and inexpensive screening methods to facilitate the development of durum wheat cultivars with low grain cadmium update from the soil, combined with other desirable traits such as high protein and pigment content, sprouting resistance, and disease resistance.