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Research Project: Scab Research Projects and Development of Scab Resistant Soft Red Winter Wheat Varieties at the University of Illinois

Location: National Programs

Project Number: 0500-00053-004-58-G
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: Jun 8, 2018
End Date: Jun 7, 2021

Objective:
Develop FHB resistant soft red winter wheat using conventional and molecular breeding methods for Illinois and screen advanced lines from the northern winter wheat group for FHB resistance.

Approach:
Breeding FHB resistant winter wheat through molecular and conventional methods and screening of current varieties and the next generation of varieties.