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.
Lead Researcher (PI): Clarke, J. & Leisle, D.
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $120,000
Start Date: 1993
Project Length: 3 Years