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boron tolerance

Catalogue: Ground Cover
An Australian wheat-gene discovery now makes it possible to match wheat genetics with local boron levels.. The team that searched through the wheat genome to identify the boron-tolerance gene examine wheat plants in a glasshouse at the Plant Accelerator, Waite Campus, University of Adelaide... A breeders' 'toolkit' containing diagnostic markers that can distinguish functionally important alleles of the boron-tolerance gene with 100 per cent accuracy is now under development in collaboration with the GRDC-funded Australian Wheat and Barley Molecular Marker Program (UA00143), led by Professor Diane Mather from the University of Adelaide...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
An Australian wheat-gene discovery now makes it possible to match wheat genetics with local boron levels.. The team that searched through the wheat genome to identify the boron-tolerance gene examine wheat plants in a glasshouse at the Plant Accelerator, Waite Campus, University of Adelaide... A breeders' 'toolkit' containing diagnostic markers that can distinguish functionally important alleles of the boron-tolerance gene with 100 per cent accuracy is now under development in collaboration with the GRDC-funded Australian Wheat and Barley Molecular Marker Program (UA00143), led by Professor Diane Mather from the University of Adelaide...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
But I don't think it is that clear cut - most farmers in Australia would be pretty happy if they could achieve a 5t wheat crop, but if you belonged to the 10t club in Europe, and you only got enough rain for a 5t crop, you would claim you had suffered a pretty bad drought... The definition of drought is going to change dependent on your specific environment... By combining different parents of known good performance under drought, and then yield testing in the target environment we have been able to select varieties such as Gladius that perform exceptionally well under most drought conditions encountered by growers...
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