Lead Researcher (PI): Graham Darcelle
Institution: National Sunflower Association of Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $320,650
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Manitoba Agriculture, National Sunflower Association of Canada
Start Date: 2018
Project Length: 5 Years
To develop long-type confection sunflower hybrids with herbicide and disease resistance that have the seed type and quality demanded by the processing industry that can be successfully grown in Manitoba and expanded across Canada.