In vitro selection: rapid screening and development of FHB and DON resistant wheat

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Nora Foroud
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $157,000
Co-Funders: Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund, Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 3 Years

To use in vitro selection combined with double haploid technology to produce wheat germplasm with high levels of resistance to FHB and toxin accumulation.