Coordinated fusarium head blight screening nursery for wheat in western Canada

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 18.01.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Anita Brule-Babel
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $480,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2009
Project Length: 5 Years

To conduct a coordinated nursery for evaluation of breeding lines for reaction to Fusarium graminearum. Lines from all spring wheat breeding programs in Western Canada will be tested as well as winter wheat lines from the University of Manitoba.