Responding to climate fluctuations: development of a rhizobium collection

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Diane Knight
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $81,908
Co-Funders: Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop a well-defined collection and database of rhizobia strains collected from Saskatchewan soils as well as to conduct a systematic assessment of the rhizobia strains to identify the range of hosts that they nodulate as well as the range of environmental conditions in which they are effective.