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Aster yellow disease in spring wheat: a benchmark characterization and cultivar assessment

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Hucl, Pierre
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $95,220
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

To provide a detailed description of the development of symptoms of Aster yellow diseases in wheat overtime, depending on the wheat growth stage, soil moisture and the number of Aster yellow-infected leafhoppers feeding on the wheat at the time of infection.