Molecular diagnostics strategies for fusarium species detection and quantification in wheat

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
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

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.