Identifying novel genetic factors contributing to durable disease resistance in canola

Posted on 27.09.2023 | Last Modified 27.09.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Isobel Parkin
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $153,650
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
Start Date: 2023
Project Length: 4 Years

Determine epialleles contributing to adaptation to Prairie conditions. Assess the role of methylation in quantitative resistance to blackleg and clubroot in canola. Pyramid novel epialleles for enhanced disease tolerance.