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.
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