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Breeding improved Canadian western hard white spring (CWHWS) and Canadian prairie spring red (CPS) cultivars (Swift Current)

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Cuthbert, Richard
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $676,204
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

To develop wheat cultivars with improved yield, standability, gluten strength, noodle making quality as well as resistance to disease, insects, pre-harvest sprouting and tolerance to drought and heat.