Genomic prediction for cold tolerance and Fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance in winter durum germplasm development for western Canada

Posted on 14.02.2022 | Last Modified 14.02.2022
Lead Researcher (PI): Raja Ragupathy
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $217,575
Co-Funders: Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop genomic prediction models for selecting winter survival and FHB resistance in winter durum wheat germplasm developed at Lethbridge Research Development Centre for the past five years and to identify elite germplasm and candidate winter durum cultivars.