To evaluate foreign oat genotypes , including lines with germplasm introgressed from Avena sterilis and Avena maroccana, as higher groat protein sources for western Canadian oat. To transfer 1.0-2.0% higher groat protein to high quality genotypes adapted to western Canada to be made available to other breeding projects and, if warranted, advanced for testing in the development of varieties.
Lead Researcher (PI): Rossnagel, Brian
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $102,000
Start Date: 1991
Project Length: 3 Years