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Flea beetle and drought resistance in canola

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Gruber, Margaret
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $79,450
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2005
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

To develop new lines of canola with enhanced trichome density, trichome branching, and with ACC deaminase, and to screen these lines for resistance to flee beetle, drought and metal tolerance and vigour.