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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED SOYBEAN LINES WITH LOW LINOLENIC OR HIGH OLEIC ACID

Location: Soybean and Nitrogen Fixation Research

Project Number: 6645-21220-012-54
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 01, 2012
End Date: Sep 30, 2013

Objective:
Conduct genetic research leading to increased knowledge of soybean oil for applied plant breeding improvements in oil quality and quantity.

Approach:
Utilize classical methods of plant breeding, gas chromatography of fatty acid methyl esters, and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) for molecular marker assisted selection (MAS) for soybean oil improvement.

Last Modified: 7/25/2014
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