Lead Researcher (PI): Richard Cuthbert
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $512,975
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years
To develop CWRS cultivars with improved drought and heat stress tolerance, resistance to disease and insect pests, and earlier maturity while maintaining strong yields and optimal protein levels.