Trait stacking to maximize resistance to the wheat midge

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Pierre Hucl
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $60,328
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Alberta Wheat Commission, Manitoba Crop Alliance, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years

Assess the effectiveness of stacking the oviposition deterrence (OD) trait and antibiosis (Sm1) traits in CWRS wheat. Stack glume pubescence (HG) trait with the OD and Sm1 sources of insect tolerance in CWRS wheat.