Population studies on ascochyta rabiei on chickpea crops in Saskatchewan

Posted on 11.09.2017 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Sabine Banniza
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $106,780
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2001
Project Length: 3 Years

To determine whether: 1) pathogens other than Ascochyta rabiei cause a blight disease on chickpea, 2) the fungus has become more virulent/aggressive since 1998/1999, and 3) whether the sexual airborne spores influence variability in the fungus.