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Research Project: Developing FHB Resistant Wheat Cultivars for Idaho and the Western U.S.

Location: Wheat Health, Genetics, and Quality Research

Project Number: 2090-21000-033-09-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2018
End Date: Jul 31, 2019

Objective:
Develop Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) resistant spring wheat adapted for Idaho, Washington, and the Pacific Northwest.

Approach:
Breeding FHB resistant spring wheat through conventional and marker assisted breeding methods and expanding nursery screening.