Lead Researcher (PI): Pierre Hucl
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $1,355,338
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years
To develop spring wheat and durum cultivars for western Canada that yields more than the current check cultivars in the appropriate adaptation trials, with shorter, stronger straw, coupled with disease and insect resistance.