Development of next-generation CWRS, CWAD, CPS and CWHW germplasm and cultivars to meet changing markets and climates

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
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.