Improving growth and yield of canola with a novel fungal endophyte piriformospora indica

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Janusz Zwiazek
Institution: University of Alberta
Total WGRF Funding: $36,100
Co-Funders: Alberta Canola Producers Commission, Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 2 Years

To determine whether the inoculation of canola plants with the novel fungus will improve plant growth and yield under diverse environmental conditions and reduced fertilization levels.