Enhancing resistance to fusarium head blight and stem rust in Ontario spring wheat germplasm

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): George Fedak
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $30,000
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Field Crop Research Alliance
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years

To develop molecular markers and use them to pyramid the target genes with other known resistance genes to produce germplasm with enhanced levels of FHB and leaf and stem rust resistance for use in variety development.