Molecular tools for rapid screening and incorporation of pre-harvest sprouting tolerance in Canadian wheat varieties

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 18.01.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Belay Ayele
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $171,925
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years

To develop ?-amylase based molecular tools to define pre-harvest sprouting phenotype from genotypes and facilitate breeding for sprouting tolerant varieties.