To utilize proven molecular genetic breeding tools and to acquire, adopt and adapt trait related DNA markers and associated technological genetic breeding tools to develop germplasm with high value traits that will strengthen the hexaploid wheat breeding program.
Lead Researcher (PI): Richard Cuthbert
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $9,834
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years