Dry bean improvement for sustainable production in Canada: Development of dry bean germplasm and varieties adapted to South-Western Ontario

  • Beans
  • Disease Management
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • Root Rots

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Peter Pauls

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

University of Guelph


To develop dry bean germplasm and varieties with improved agronomic traits such as disease resistance to multiple diseases, biological nitrogen fixation, and other market relevant traits.

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Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2013 - 2018


Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Ontario Bean Growers

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