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.
Lead Researcher (PI): R. Stringam
Institution: University of Alberta
Total WGRF Funding: $75,000
Start Date: 1991
Project Length: 3 Years