Development of a highly sensitive, specific and rapid detection system for stripe rust spores in the field

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Andre Laroche
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $110,400
Co-Funders: Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop a tool for the rapid and accurate detection and quantification of stripe rust to support environmentally sustainable management strategies to mitigate the effects of stripe rust on western Canadian wheat production