Selection of sprouting resistant white Canada Prairie Spring (CPS) wheat

Posted on 05.03.2020 | Last Modified 05.03.2020
Lead Researcher (PI): Ron McKenzie
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $105,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1991
Project Length: 3 Years

To asses sprouting reaction in Manitoba of germplasm identified elsewhere as having sprouting resistance. To develop a repeatable protocol for testing for sprouting resistance in white wheat. To learn how the resistance is inherited in crosses between strains resistant and susceptible to after-harvest sprouting.