To identify sources of resistance to FHB in cultivated oats and/or its wild relatives, to transfer the resistance into adapted elite germplasm, and to validate that the resistance results in minimal levels of DON accumulation in the grain and in processed milling oats (groat) and bran destined for food use.
Lead Researcher (PI): Andy Tekauz
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $127,500
Start Date: 2005
Project Length: 3 Years