To conduct field trials of the B. napus Nested Associated Mapping (NAM) germplasm resource in contrasting climatic environments in order to acquire a sizably sufficient dataset to test and apply emerging phenotyping and selection techniques to improve canola yield stability.
Lead Researcher (PI): Sally Vail
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $175,000
Co-Funders: Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 2 Years