An integration of agronomy and breeding to reduce disease susceptibility in fall rye

Posted on 11.09.2017 | Last Modified 11.09.2017
Lead Researcher (PI): Larsen, Jamie
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $183,864
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, KWS Lochow, FP Genetics, Bayer Crop Science
Start Date: 2017
Project Length: 4 Years

1) Evaluate fusarium head blight, leaf and stem rust in fall rye cultivars. 2) Select disease resistant lines for crossing in Canadian germplasm. 3) Evaluate the timing of fungicide for FHB on fall rye.