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.
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