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

Objective

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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Genetics

SPG Contribution

$125,000.00

Project Status

Active

Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2013 - 2018

Co-funders

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Ontario Bean Growers

Total Project Cost

$2,597,750.00