Evaluate 262 diverse pea accessions for resistance to Aphanomyces root rot. Association mapping for identification of SNP markers associated with Aphanomyces root rot resistance and comparison of SNP markers with QTLs associated with Aphanomyces root rot. Field evaluation of selected accessions for resistance to root rot complex.
Lead Researcher (PI): Tom Warkentin
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $56,990
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years