Next generation fungicides – protecting Saskatchewan crops using a revolutionary approach for controlling persistent crop diseases

Posted on 27.07.2018 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Steve Robinson
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $99,000
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Alberta Wheat Commission
Start Date: 2017
Project Length: 3 Years

To optimize double stranded RNA (dsRNA) for silencing target genes of major pathogens including blackleg and fusarium head blight.