Saskatchewan Pulse Growers commits $1.4 million to root rot resistance & stress tolerance research


Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) has announced funding for two pulse-related genomic research projects, co-funded through Genome Canada’s Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems initiative. SPG’s $1.4 million will contribute to the total pulse research and development investment of over $12.8 million for the two, four-year projects that aim to develop information and tools for breeding better combinations of wheat and lentil varieties and to enhance root rot resistance and drought tolerance in peas. Find out more on the funding from this RealAgriculture article.

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