Lead Researcher (PI): Harpinder Randhawa
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $60,000
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Alberta Wheat Commission, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years
Characterize the quantitative trait locus/gene for stem solidness on chromosome arm 3DL of hexaploid wheat and develop breeder friendly molecular markers for stem solidness and an assay to efficiently incorporate 3DL QTL into hexaploid germplasm.