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Research Project: Enhancement of Wheat through Genomic and Molecular Approaches

Location: Crop Improvement and Genetics Research

Title: Genes critical for the induction of cold acclimation in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

item L Chingcuanco, Debbie
item BRYNS, BROOK - University Of Saskatchewan
item FOWLER, BRIAN - University Of Saskatchewan

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/26/2015
Publication Date: 7/26/2015
Citation: Chingcuanco, D.L., Bryns, B., Fowler, B. 2015. Genes critical for the induction of cold acclimation in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Meeting Abstract. American Society of Plant Biologists, July 26-30, 2015, Minneapolis, MN.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Phenotypic studies have shown that cold acclimation in wheat and its relatives start at different temperatures. To gain insight into the underlying mechanisms that regulate the induction of cold-acclimation process in cereals we compared the expression of genes in winter-habit (winter Norstar and winter Manitou) and spring-habit (spring Manitou and spring Norstar) cultivars that vary in tolerance to cold. Global expression of genes in the crowns of juvenile plants cold-acclimated at four different temperatures (6o C, 9 oC, 12o C, 15 oC and 18 oC) for 12-hrs, 60-hrs and 380-hrs was examined. Expression of genes associated with induction of cold-acclimation at different temperatures will be presented.