Understanding and alleviating green seeds in spring canola – impact of early frost tolerance in degreening

Posted on 05.03.2020 | Last Modified 05.03.2020
Lead Researcher (PI): Anne Johnson
Institution: University of Alberta
Total WGRF Funding: $75,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1988
Project Length: 3 Years

To assess the impact of frost and freezing tolerance on the degreening process during seed maturation in Brassica napus. The information from this study will provide agronomists with basic information needed to alter agronomic practices accordingly and will assist crushers in determining new enzyme techniques for bleaching green oils.