Verticillium longisporum in Manitoba: understanding the pathogen and establishing surveillance capacity

Posted on 23.03.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Mario Tenuta
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $36,857
Co-Funders: Manitoba Canola Growers Association
Start Date: 2016
Project Length: 1 Year

Understand Verticillium wilt dispersion within and between fields. Understand the relation of canola cropping history and varieties to establishment and dispersion of the pathogen. Understand the parental lineage of V. wilt in Manitoba. Train the Pest Surveillance Lab for identification and quantification capacity.