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Development of improved field ready CWRW wheat cultivars for western Canada

Posted on 04.03.2019 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Graf, Rob
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $120,132
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission, Saskatchewan Winter Cereals Development Commission, Winter Cereals Manitoba
Start Date: 2018
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

To develop CWRW wheat cultivars with higher grain yield that exhibit good winter survival, short to moderate height, strong straw, high test weight and resistance to major disease and insect threats.