Project Details:

Breeding and selecting for early-maturing soybean with drought and heat tolerance

Parent Project: This is the first year of this project.
Checkoff Organization:Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board
Categories:Breeding & genetics
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Project Year:2019
Lead Principal Investigator:Larry C Purcell (University of Arkansas)
Co-Principal Investigators:
Leandro Mozzoni (University of Arkansas)

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Project Summary

GOAL: Identify and confirm breeding lines and molecular markers associated with high water use efficiency and cool canopy temperatures during drought. Develop mG 3 and 4 genotypes with high yields, high WUE, and high seed quality.

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Benefit to Soybean Farmers

VALUE TO SOYBEAN INDUSTRY: Development of drought tolerant mG 3 and 4 varieties that produce high-quality seed when maturing under these stressful conditions.

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