Supporting continued development of clubroot resistant canola and early detection of clubroot outbreaks

Posted on 23.03.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Michael Harding
Institution: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
Total WGRF Funding: $33,125
Co-Funders: Alberta Canola Producers Commission, Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 5 Years

Enhance clubroot surveillance in southern Alberta to allow early detection of new infestations. Maintenance of a clubroot nursery in a naturally-infested, irrigated commercial field in Southern Alberta where canola lines and varieties can be evaluated for clubroot resistance.