Improved Root Rot Resistance Coming for Peas

September 02, 2016

With wet growing conditions in many areas and high prices driving tight pulse crop rotations, the table was set for root rot to feast on pea stands in Western Canada this year.

As AAFC pulse crop pathologist Bob Connor explains, they’re using the aphanomyces disease nursery at southern Manitoba's Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Morden Research Centre to identify breeding lines that carry tolerance or resistance, and to compare yields between infected and disease-free plots.


Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Strategic Plan

May 2015

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers has a new strategic plan.

View Strategic Plan