Aster yellow disease in spring wheat: a benchmark characterization and cultivar assessment

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Pierre Hucl
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $95,220
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 3 Years

To provide a detailed description of the development of symptoms of Aster yellow diseases in wheat overtime, depending on the wheat growth stage, soil moisture and the number of Aster yellow-infected leafhoppers feeding on the wheat at the time of infection.