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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Improve Oil Quantity and Fatty Acid Profiles of the High-Protein High-Yielding Mg Ii-Iii Soybean Lines Adapted to the Northeastern Usa

Location: Corn, Soybean and Wheat Quality Research Unit

Project Number: 3607-21000-016-03
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Apr 01, 2012
End Date: Mar 31, 2014

Objective:
Breed for high oleic acid, low linolenic acid and high oil soybean breeding lines/cultivars in maturity group II-IV.

Approach:
The objective will be achieved crossing high oleic acid lines from Missouri with maturity group II-IV soybean cultivars and selecting high oleic acid progeny lines using marker assisted selection with melting curve assay on Lightcycler 480.

Last Modified: 8/1/2014
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