Lead Researcher (PI): Hossein Borhan
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $160,121
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 3 Years
To identify quantitative resistance genes to blackleg, develop molecular markers for incorporation of resistant loci into elite breeding lines and to identify defence pathways and their mechanism in resistance to blackleg.