Searching for heat tolerant canola
Researchers are working to identify genes that make canola heat tolerant, to eventually provide plant breeders with a heat-tolerant germplasm, to incorporate into new varieties.
Temperatures above 30-degrees during flowering can reduce canola seed yield.
Rural Reporter Sophie Clarke caught up with University of Western Australia Researcher Doctor Shen Chen to hear about the project:
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