Uptake by breeders of weed-competitive wheat lines

October 12th, 2020

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 09/10/2020
Experimental wheat lines that can match barley in their ability to outcompete weeds for resources have caught the attention of commercial wheat breeders, with the new genetics now making their way into breeding programs. The weed competitiveness trait was developed by CSIRO Agriculture and Food under the leadership of Dr Greg Rebetzke, with transfer of the trait to commercial breeding programs facilitated by Dr Cathrine Ingvordsen.

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