Determine spore release of Stemphylium spp., Alternaria alternata and Botrytis fabae in response to environmental factors in the field. Compare temperature and leaf wetness optima for S. spp., A. alternata and B. fabae. Screen faba bean germplasm against S. botryosum and A. alternata.
Lead Researcher (PI): Sabine Banniza
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $56,911
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 3 Years