Glyphosate- or auxinic-resistant kochia and Russian thistle prairie surveys

Posted on 04.03.2019 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Julia Leeson
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $21,300
Co-Funders: Alberta Wheat Commission, Manitoba Pulse Growers Association, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2018
Project Length: 5 Years

To determine the distribution and abundance of GR or auxinic-resistant kochia and other targeted weeds, including Russian thistle, waterhemp, and ragweed species, in Manitoba in 2018, Saskatchewan in 2019, and Alberta in 2021 through a survey of 300 sites in each province.