Physiological and genetic mechanisms of grain quality associated with nitrogen use efficiency in near isogenic bread wheat

Posted on 22.02.2021 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Jatinder Sangha
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $62,562
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2020
Project Length: 3 Years

To study nitrogen metabolism (N uptake, partitioning, and post-anthesis remobilization) related to nitrogen use efficiency, and to decipher physiological and genetic mechanisms in wheat sister lines, and associate with grain and protein yield and quality relevant to Canadian germplasm.