To provide financial support to the Alberta Agriculture & Forestry Field Crop Development Centre wheat breeding program to facilitate the development of wheat varieties for the Parkland and Peace River region of western Canada with higher yields, improved agronomic traits and end use properties, and better disease resistance.
Lead Researcher (PI): Mazen Aljarrah
Institution: Ministry of Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
Total WGRF Funding: $128,066
Start Date: 2016
Project Length: 2 Years