Pre-breeding lines combining canola quality with sclerotinia resistance, good agronomy and genomic diversity from PAK93

Posted on 14.02.2022 | Last Modified 14.02.2022
Lead Researcher (PI): Sally Vail
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $140,000
Co-Funders: Alberta Canola Producers Commission, Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 4 Years

Development of PAK93-derived pre-breeding lines which capture sclerotinia resistance, early-season vigor, early flowering, standability and yield potential with seed characteristics typical of canola quality (suitable oil, protein, glucosinolates and erucic acid)