Breeding field ready Canada Western Red Spring cultivars for the Eastern Prairies

Posted on 04.03.2019 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Santosh Kumar
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $200,000
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2018
Project Length: 5 Years

To enhance the profitability of CWRS wheat value chain by developing new high quality CWRS varieties for production in the eastern Prairie region as well as contribute to novel germplasm development of CWRS wheat for sustainable production of disease resistant high quality export wheat.