Genetics and genomics of yellow pigment content, an important quality trait in durum wheat

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Curtis Pozniak
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $121,500
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2005
Project Length: 3 Years

To identify the genes contributing to high levels of yellow pigment in durum and to allow breeders to efficiently produce durum varieties with the specific color profile demanded by a variety of customers.