Selecting crop sequences and developing a risk model to mitigate FHB in western Canadian cereal production

Posted on 26.06.2019 | Last Modified 26.06.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Paul Bullock
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $268,411
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Wheat Commission, Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association, Prairie Oat Growers Association, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2018
Project Length: 5 Years

1) Determine crop sequence effects on FHB in wheat and barley in western Canada. 2) Develop models to assess the risk of FHB infection in spring wheat, winter wheat, barley and durum wheat. 3) Develop an interactive prairie-wide viewer and FHB/DON risk map.