Meeting the challenges posed by virulent new forms of wheat diseases on the Canadian prairies

Posted on 26.06.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Steve Haber
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $60,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2009
Project Length: 3 Years

To deliver adapted, high quality spring wheat germplasm that combines genetic resistance to three serious diseases that currently are a threat to wheat: stem rust race Ug99, fusarium head blight, and wheat streak mosaic.