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Developing Canada western red spring (CWRS) cultivars for the western prairies

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Cuthbert, Richard
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $512,975
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

To develop CWRS cultivars with improved drought and heat stress tolerance, resistance to disease and insect pests, and earlier maturity while maintaining strong yields and optimal protein levels.