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Protecting Saskatchewan agriculture – characterization of new sources of FHB resistance

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Haber, Steve
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $74,750
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

The use of genomic strategies to improve the disease resistance traits (with emphases on Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) and Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (WSMV)) of contemporary elite wheat germplasm adapted for Saskatchewan.