To provide financial support to the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada wheat breeding programs to facilitate the development of wheat varieties for Western Canada with higher yields, improved agronomic traits and end use properties, and better disease and insect resistance.
Researchers: Andrew Burt; Richard Cuthbert; Rob Graf; Santosh Kumar; Harpinder Randhawa; Ruan, Yuefeng
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $20,000,000
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 5 Years