Non-Transgenic Methods to Create Mutations in Specific Protein and Oil Genes

Grants and Contracts Details


OBJECTIVE: To use novel genetic techniques to complement and extend breeding of soybeans for improved oil quality while maintaining high yield and high protein APPROACH: Apply a chimeric oligonucleotide (CO) strategy to improve soybean oil quality. Develop a selection system for efficient application of the new CO-based precision genetics improvement system for soybeans.
Effective start/end date10/1/009/30/05


  • US Department of Agriculture: $166,742.00


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