Electrophoresis and electrofocusing identify wheat varieties
Calvin O. Qualset, U.C. Davis
Colin W. Wrigley, Bread Research Institute
California Agriculture 33(6):10-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v033n06p10.
Many wheat-producing countries are turning to electrophoresis for speedy variety identifications.
Calvin O. Qualset is Professor of Agronomy, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C., Davis; Colin W. Wrigley is Principal Research Scientist at the CSIRO Wheat Research Unit, Sydney, Australia;
This work was done while C. O. Qualset was on sabbatical leave in Sydney, Australia, and was supported by the Australian-American Educational Foundation. Details of the variety identification methods discussed here are presented in Variety Identification by Laboratory Methods: Instruction Manual for Barley, Wheat, and Other Cereals, Tech. Publ. 4 (1977) by C.W. Wrigley and J. McCausland. Copies of the manual are available from Dr. Wrigley or Dr. Qualset.