Screening for the transfer of superior disease resistance from agropyron species into wheat

Posted on 05.03.2020 | Last Modified 05.03.2020
Lead Researcher (PI): Kenneth Howes
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $30,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1991
Project Length: 1 Year

To develop procedures to detect wheatgrass genes in a small portion of the wheat kernel. To develop a rapid inexpensive monoclonal antibody test for Agropyron substitutions in wheat.