Evaluation of Beneficial Rhizosphere and Endorhizosphere Microorganisms as Bioinoculants for the Control of Soil-Borne Root Pathogens

  • Peas
  • Disease Management
  • Root Rots
  • University of Saskatchewan

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Fran Walley

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

University of Saskatchewan - Dept. of Soil Sciences

Objective

To isolate microorganisms from the rhizosphere and endorhizosphere of field pea roots and assess their biocontrol properties against Aphanomyces euteiches. To identify the biocontrol organisms using molecular techniques.

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Agronomy

SPG Contribution

$150,000.00

Project Status

Active

Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2015 - 2017