Unraveling kernel visual distinguishability (KVD): high-speed DNA fingerprinting of spring/winter and industrial (ethanol/feed) wheats using the rapid ID technology (RIDT) platform for the identity, segregation and purity of varieties

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): James Procunier
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $120,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2008
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop a rapid varietal identification platform that can reduce or eliminate KVD and allow for new wheat varieties to be grown, registered and sold without the KVD requirement.