Application of Genomics to Innovation in the Lentil Economy (AGILE)

  • Lentils
  • University of Saskatchewan

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Kirstin Bett; Dr. Doug Cook

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

University of Saskatchewan - Dept. of Plant Sciences; University of California Davis

Objective

To increase productivity and quality of Canadian lentils by widening the genetic base of the breeding program through effective use of un-adapted lentil germplasm and crop wild relatives.

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Genetics

SPG Contribution

$2,213,026.80

Project Status

Active

Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2015 - 2019

Co-funders

Genome Canada, Western Grains Research Foundation,

Total Project Cost

$4,670,938 CAN $534,876 USD