Accelerated identification of disease resistant, semidwarf, high quality, CPS wheat

Posted on 08.02.2018 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Ron Depauw
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $70,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1994
Project Length: 2 Years

Identify a white-seeded CPS line sufficiently disease resistant and earlier maturity than Genesis to grow in the eastern prairies. This line will be shorter and stronger strawed than Genesis, yield more grain and have better quality for Asian noodles and grade protection capability.