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Anthracnose of lentil: resistance breeding and genetics, pathogen variability, and integrated disease management

Posted on 08.02.2018 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Bernier, Claude
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $90,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1994
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

Evaluate lentil germplasm and identify sources of complete and partial resistance to anthracnose. Improve methods of selection for anthracnose resistance traits. Investigate the use of partial resistance, crop rotations, and fungicide application as part of an integrated disease management approach to anthracnose.