To develop double haploids of winter and spring wheat. To evaluate the potential of doubled haploids for cultivar improvement in spring and winter wheat. To develop and evaluate somaclonal variants of Norstar winter wheat. To develop an in vitro selection technique for tan spot resistance in wheat.
Lead Researcher (PI): Anita Brule-Babel
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $105,000
Start Date: 1988
Project Length: 3 Years