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Breeding eastern Canadian winter wheat for resistance to biotic and tolerance to abiotic stresses

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Tamburic-Ilincic, Ljiljana
Institution: University of Guelph
Total WGRF Funding: $256,000
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Field Crop Research Alliance
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

The overall goal is to develop germplasm and breeding lines in all classes of eastern winter wheat with increased level of tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses.