Soft Red Winter Wheat Breeding and Variety Development For Kentucky

Grants and Contracts Details


The UK wheat-breeding program aims to increase profitability of wheat production in Kentucky by releasing improved wheat varieties. The specific breeding objectives are built around economically important traits such as yield, test weight, disease (scab, leaf blotch, glume blotch leaf rust, stripe rust) resistance, straw strength, freeze resistance, earliness, and acceptable milling quality, among others.
Effective start/end date9/1/1212/31/13


  • Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association: $35,700.00


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