Genome-wide association mapping to identify quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to leaf spot diseases of spring wheat

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Harpinder Randhawa
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $298,106
Co-Funders: Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 4 Years

Identify QTL for tan spot as well as the Septoria complex diseases and develop breeding friendly molecular markers for selection of leaf-spotting disease resistance for adult plant stage.