Reducing overlooked losses in wheat: a novel approach to control leaf spot diseases

Posted on 23.03.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Jeannie Gilbert
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $60,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2010
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop high quality spring wheat germplasm that combines resistance to pathogens causing leaf spot diseases while retaining resistance to predominant races of leaf and stem rust, FHB, and wheat streak mosaic virus.