The association of lodging and pasmo disease, and their effect on the seed yield of flax

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
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

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.