Developing Inbred Lines of Salicornia bigelovii for Genome Sequencing and Variety Development
- Develop inbred lines of Salicornia bigelovii with high homozygosity for genome sequencing and genetic improvement.
- Develop new Salicornia varieties with high biomass yield.
- Develop new Salicornia varieties with higher seed yield and oil content.
Date of sowing: 20 December 2020
Population advancement of Salicornia genotypes through selfing and sib-mating.
Genotypes: parents (ICBA-4, ICBA-5, ICBA-6 & ICBA-10) and F1s (ICBA-4 × ICBA-5, ICBA-4 × ICBA-6, ICBA-4 × ICBA-10, ICBA-5 × ICBA-6, ICBA-5 × ICBA-10, ICBA-6 × ICBA-10).