Building durable clubroot resistance in canola: identification of multiple clubroot resistance genes from brassica napus and b. rapa for marker-assisted gene stacking in canola breeding

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Gopalan Selvaraj
Institution: National Research Council of Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $134,912
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
Start Date: 2011
Project Length: 3 Years

To identify multiple clubroot resistance genes from diverse Brassica germplasm and to develop markers based on those genes for use in the production of canola varieties with durable clubroot resistance.