Development of canola cultivar blackleg resistance groups: feasibility evaluation

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Ralph Lange
Institution: Alberta Innovates Technology Futures
Total WGRF Funding: $85,000
Co-Funders: Alberta Canola Producers Commission, Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 3 Years

To classify canola cultivars into resistance groups based on the type of blackleg resistance genes they carry. Producers can then utilize this information to select cultivars that will perform against blackleg in their crop rotation.