Identify, characterize, and mark lines/accessions of mustards with high levels of flea beetle resistance. Determine how the flea beetle resistance mechanisms work and estimate the reduction in flea beetle insecticide use by growing these canola quality mustards.
Lead Researcher (PI): Palaniswamy Pachagounder
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $94,000
Start Date: 1994
Project Length: 3 Years