Lead Researcher (PI): Mark Smith
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $44,550
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years
Assess if wax composition in canola can be modified to proactively improve the effectiveness of the water barrier without the need to react and make more wax. Determine regulatory sequences that control gene expression in the epidermis.