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

Location: Wheat Health, Genetics, and Quality Research

Project Number: 2090-21000-033-12-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

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

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

Approach:
Establish an FHB nursery in Pullman, Washington, to evaluate spring wheat variety trials, the western regional spring wheat nursery, and breeding lines as well as exchange material with other universities.