Purifying genotypes of Plasmodiophora brassicae and developing SNP markers linked to races of P. brassicae populations collected in western Canada

Posted on 14.02.2022 | Last Modified 14.02.2022
Lead Researcher (PI): Fengqun Yu
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $299,750
Co-Funders: Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 5 Years

To produce diverse near-pure genotype isolates (NPGI) of Plasmodiophora brassicae from clubroot galls collected in western Canada, sequence the genome of NPGI, develop SNP markers to avirulence gene for clubroot and obtain pure genotype isolates of P. brassicae.