Lead Researcher (PI): Steve Robinson
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $198,000
Co-Funders: Manitoba Crop Alliance, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 4 Years
To use the lysimeter plant array to evaluate plant growth under both optimal and sub-optimal water availability to identify wheat genotypes better adapted to drought stress and map the underlying genes using a Nested Association Mapping population.