Validation of markers application for marker assisted durum wheat breeding

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Ruan, Yuefeng
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $26,597
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years

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 durum breeding program.