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Winter wheat breeding and mapping of disease resistance genes

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Brule-Babel, Anita
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $283,809
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

To develop commercial cultivars of winter wheat with improved yield, adaptation and disease resistance, to develop mapping populations for Fusarium head blight resistance and to support training of highly qualified personnel.