Faster breeding of new crops for high quality nutrition: quinoa as example and target crop

Projecttitel: Faster breeding of new crops for high quality nutrition: quinoa as example and target crop
Projectnummer: LWV19170
Missie: Sleuteltechnologieën
MMIP: ST2 - Biotechnologie en veredeling
Looptijd: 2020 – 2023
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The project will improve key genetic technologies in quinoa, a climate resilient crop with high abiotic stress tolerance for tasty, healthy food:
Novel genotyping technology for biodiversity study in Ecuadorian lines and genetic linkage mapping. 

Assessment in large phenotyping facility of NPEC for QTL analysis of productivity and abiotic stress tolerance; genetic tools to improve nutritional quality of quinoa towards higher protein yield and content. 

CMS system in quinoa and speeding up breeding.