Biodiverstity and bioresources

Successful solutions

  • Regenerated and characterized major germplasm holdings for the world base collections of barley (39,000 accessions) and oat (28,000 accessions).
  • Provided seeds to clients from 57 countries on all continents (2002–2018).
  • Documented trends in genetic diversity of crops; assessed risks of genetic erosion; conducted disease resistance screening.
  • Improved preservation of chicken, bison and swine sperm/egg germplasm. Developed fertility markers for dairy and beef bulls to ensure the quality of conserved germplasm.
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Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X2
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