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Detoxification of the Mycotoxin, Deoxynivalenol, by Expressing UDP-Glucosyltransferase in Barley

Investigators
Walker-Simmons, M. Kay
Institutions
University of Arkansas
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2005
End date
2007
Objective
Produce transgenic barley expressing an anti-toxin gene that may detoxify DON and limit FHB infection.
More information
Approach: Use the barley cultivar Conlon for generating transgenic plants. Test homozygous transgenic plants against FHB in the greenhouse and field.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
0500-00053-002-36G
Accession number
409472
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Natural Toxins
Mycotoxins