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Searching for stripe rust resistance in wheat

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Kutcher, Randy
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $153,001
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund
Start Date: 2012
Project Length: 3 Years
Objectives:

To conduct a preliminary analysis of the population structure of stripe rust in Saskatchewan and compare isolates known to be adapted to cool conditions to isolates suspected of having adapted to warmer conditions. To evaluate and select wheat germplasm with seedling and adult plant resistance to stripe rust.