Increasing the efficiency of canary seed breeding and enhancing herbicide tolerance

Posted on 27.09.2023 | Last Modified 27.09.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Pierre Hucl
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $111,006
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Canaryseed Development Commission in Saskatchewan
Start Date: 2023
Project Length: 3 Years

Evaluate effectiveness of pre-emergent application of "Fierce" and "Focus" herbicides. Evaluate canaryseed germplasm for response to the herbicide "Everest". Determine the efficacy of gametocide E4FO in canaryseed.