The next generation of prairie herbicide-resistant weed surveys and surveillance

Posted on 14.02.2022 | Last Modified 14.02.2022
Lead Researcher (PI): Charles Geddes
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $102,860
Co-Funders: Ag Action Manitoba, Agriculture Development Fund, Alberta Wheat Commission, Manitoba Corn Growers Association, Manitoba Crop Alliance, Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 4 Years

Conduct 4th round of herbicide-resistant weed surveys across Canadian Prairies. Lead the discovery of novel cases of herbicide-resistance (HR). Build interactive and accessible maps showing the distribution of HR. Link on-farm management practices to the presence of HR. Educate the industry about HR.