Project Number: 2050-21000-030-01-N
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Oct 1, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2015
To develop high-yielding low phytic acid basmati rice in Pakistan.
Alleles which impart the low phytic acid trait in rice will be isolated from mutagenized populations of Pakistani rices. Using conventional methods, these will be used to breed high yielding low phytic acid rices for production in Pakistan.