The objectives of this research are to determine: the association of disease and lodging in flax, and their impact on seed yield; study the action and benefit of fungicide application in the control of disease and lodging in flax; and compare the benefit of pyraclostrobin fungicide in controlling pasmo disease as well as lodging in flax, in comparison to fungicides with different mode of action available in the market.
Lead Researcher (PI): Cecil Vera
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $75,440
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, BASF AgSolutions, Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 3 Years