Molecular characterization of stem solidness genes from hexaploid wheat

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
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.