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Winter wheat breeding and germplasm development for disease resistance

Posted on 04.03.2019 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Brule-Babel, Anita
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $100,000
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2018
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

To develop Canada Western Special Purpose (CWSP) winter and Canada Western Red Winter (CWRW) wheat cultivars that are disease resistant, short, and strong-strawed, high yielding, cold hardy, and suited to the higher moisture regions of the eastern Prairies