Development of early maturing CWRS cultivars and germplasm adapted to northern production areas

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Andrew Burt
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $485,524
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years

To develop CWRS cultivars with higher grain yield, earlier maturity, strong straw, good grade stability as well as resistance to disease and wheat midge.