Developing wheat lines with resistance to leaf rust

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Brent McCallum
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $58,039
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years

To maintain the level of leaf rust resistance present in current Canadian wheat cultivars and improve this resistance where possible.