Pre-harvest sprouting in CPS white wheat and malting barley

Posted on 11.09.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Lawrence V. Gusta
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $53,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1999
Project Length: 2 Years

To isolate aquaporin genes from CPS white wheat and malting barley to study the role of these genes in regulating pre-harvest sprouting and to determine if these genes can be used as direct markers for breeding purposes.