Development of improved Canada western amber durum cultivars

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Ruan, Yuefeng
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $879,192
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years

To develop new durum cultivars with improved: yield, disease and insect resistance and heat and drought tolerance, as well as good grain protein and straw strength.