To investigate: i) the genetic basis of earliness in Canadian spring wheat cultivars in relation to photoperiod, vernalization and earliness per se genes, and ii) the molecular mapping of the genomic regions involved in earliness in Canadian wheat with an emphasis on vernalization and earliness per se genes.
Lead Researcher (PI): Dean Spaner
Institution: University of Alberta
Total WGRF Funding: $103,500
Start Date: 2008
Project Length: 3 Years