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Development of Circadian-Responsive Promoters as a Resource for Agricultural Biotechnology Trait Development in Monocots

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Award date: 
Jun 2, 2015
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: 
Doherty, Colleen J
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

Researchers hope to improve yield by understanding and improving a plant's response to temporal (time of day) regulation. Researchers will identify gene sequences that drive daily expression patterns in corn and related species.

Fiscal year: 
2015