CWRC commits $2 million to University Of Alberta’s wheat breeding program

The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition commits $2 million over five years toward a core breeding agreement with the U of A. The investment funds research with the U of A’s wheat breeding program. Researcher Lead Dean Spaner (Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) comments.

U of A’s innovative wheat-breeding program gets $2M funding boost

Research lead Dean Spaner (Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) says a five-year agreement with Canadian Wheat Research Coalition will support development of new varieties of earlier-maturing, higher-yielding wheat for Western Canadian growers.

Participatory Plant Breeding Plots At University Of Alberta (Gallery)

For the third year in a row, the University of Alberta Research Farm is growing wheat varieties bred by farmers from the Participatory Plant Breeding program (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Sciences).