Winter wheat breeding and mapping of disease resistance genes

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 18.01.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Anita Brule-Babel
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $283,809
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 5 Years

To develop commercial cultivars of winter wheat with improved yield, adaptation and disease resistance, to develop mapping populations for Fusarium head blight resistance and to support training of highly qualified personnel.