Development of improved field ready CWRW wheat cultivars for western Canada

Posted on 04.03.2019 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Rob Graf
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

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.