Developing genes and germplasm to enhance deterrence to flea beetle feeding and other environmental stresses

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Margaret Gruber
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $95,200
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2002
Project Length: 3 Years

To produce new sources of Brassica napus and Arabidopsis germplasm with deterrence to flea beetle feeding as well as tolerance to other environmental stresses such as metals, disease and flooding.