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.
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