Genetic analysis of and genomic selection models for stripe rust resistance in western Canadian winter wheat

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Curt McCartney
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $74,808
Co-Funders: Alberta Wheat Commission, Results Driven Agriculture Research
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years

Evaluate over 300 winter wheat varieties and breeding lines for stripe rust resistance (SRR) in inoculated field nurseries and to specific stripe rust races in indoor tests. Test lines with DNA markers and use association mapping to identify DNA markers associated with SRR.