Lead Researcher (PI): Whyard, Stephen
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $161,685
Co-Funders: MAFRD-Agri-Food Research & Development Initiative
Start Date: 2017
Project Length: 2 Years
To identify an extensive set of genes essential for Sclerotinia infections and to develop canola plants with a novel mechanism of resistance to this serious fungal pathogen.