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Transformation of wheat with the cyanamide hydratase gene
- Weeks, J.T.
- United States Department of Agriculture patents 2001 no.US 6,268,547 B1
- Triticum aestivum, wheat, plant breeding, genetic transformation, cyanamides, enzymes, genes, transgenic plants, marker-assisted selection, metabolism, nitrogen, nutrient utilization, patents, USDA, United States
- Methods of genetic transformation of plants utilizing the cyanamide hydratase gene as a selectable marker are disclosed. Methods of producing fertile plants which have the ability to convert cyanamide into a nitrogen source are described.