Development of improved diagnostics tools for pathogens of soybean

Posted on 22.02.2021 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Bryan Cassone
Institution: University of Brandon
Total WGRF Funding: $46,748
Co-Funders: Ag Action Manitoba, Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
Start Date: 2020
Project Length: 3 Years

Develop diagnostic tools for detection and identification of multiple stem and leaf pathogens of soybean. Assist growers with the ability to move towards improved pesticide stewardship and increased profit margins by enabling a timely treatment response based on quantified pest threat rather than 'insurance' treatments.