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Eduard Akhunov

Eduard Akhunov

Eduard Akhunov talked about CRISPR-based precision breeding in wheat at the IWGSC workshop at PAG .

Current Position  

Professor
Department of Plant Pathology
Kansas State University, USA

Research Interest

  • Wheat genome editing
  • Wheat genome diversity and evolution.
  • Disease resistance genes.
  • Genetic and genomic tools and resources for wheat improvement.

Current Projects

  • Wheat genome editing to improve yield component traits
  • Disease resistance genes and mechanisms of plant-pathogen interaction
  • Genetic and genomic tools and resources for wheat improvement
  • Genetic basis of wheat adaptation to local environment
  • Wheat genome diversity and evolution

PAG talk

Saturday 12 January 2019

Title: Possibility of CRISPR-Based Precision Breeding in Wheat.

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