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.
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