To develop rapid, quantitative real-time PCR assays for identifying and monitoring the Fusarium species complex from infected seeds and tissues of wheat and to unequivocally distinguish among the Fusarium species and chemotypes prevalent in western Canada.
Lead Researcher (PI): Pooba Ganeshan
Institution: Saskatchewan Research Council
Total WGRF Funding: $152,343
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 3 Years