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

Posted on 11.09.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Larsen, Jamie
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $183,864
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Bayer Crop Science, Ducks Unlimited Canada, FP Genetics, KWS Lochow, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2017
Project Length: 4 Years
Objectives:

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.