FHB resistant oat for the FHB prone eastern Prairie region

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Rossnagel, Brian
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $150,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2009
Project Length: 3 Years

To evaluate FHB severity and mycotoxin prevalence in Saskatchewan commercial oat fields. To evaluate variability of Fusarium resistance/susceptibility in a wide array of oat germplasm. To develop PCR based screening techniques to detect, identify and quantify Fusarium species. To study the inheritance of resistance and map QTL associated with resistance.