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Development of early maturing CWRS cultivars and germplasm adapted to northern production areas

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Burt, Andrew
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $485,524
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

To develop CWRS cultivars with higher grain yield, earlier maturity, strong straw, good grade stability as well as resistance to disease and wheat midge.