Agronomic evaluation of early maturing, high yielding canola for western Canada

Posted on 05.03.2020 | Last Modified 05.03.2020
Lead Researcher (PI): R. Stringam
Institution: University of Alberta
Total WGRF Funding: $75,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1991
Project Length: 3 Years

To test advanced canola breeding lines from the University of Alberta Cultivar Development Program for agronomic adaptation at five locations in Central Alberta. Canola lines which are high yielding and early maturing , with high oil and protein content, and resistance to prevalent diseases such as blackleg and Sclerotinia will be advanced to the Co-op trials.