Dissecting the genetics of B. napus resistance to clubroot

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Hossein Borhan
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $20,000
Co-Funders: Alberta Canola Producers Commission, Results Driven Agriculture Research
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years

Conduct fine mapping of the Plasmodiophora brassica resistance gene PbR1, develop markers for marker assisted breeding, and introgress PbR1 into spring type Topas. Identify novel Brassica napus genes effective against clubroot.