The project will produce molecular markers for implementation in the rice breeding program. These molecular markers will allow for efficient selection of high quality cold tolerance germplasm.
Southern Cross University
To identify regions of the rice genome that control cold tolerance at the microspore stage of pollen development develop molecular markers for these regions and use these markers for development of high quality cold tolerant rice varieties.
Project Start Date
Saturday, July 1, 2006
Project Completion Date
Friday, July 31, 2009
Journal Articles From Project
Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
RIC-Rice breeding - varieties and quality improvement