Epidemiology of chocolate spot on faba bean

  • Faba Beans
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Syama Chatterton

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


To assess incidence and severity of chocolate spot and other foliar diseases on faba bean in Saskatchewan and Alberta. To determine conditions leading to Botrytis spore release and infection in the field. To evaluate conditions for chocolate spot disease development in controlled studies.


SPG Contribution


Project Status


Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2017 - 2021


Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture - Agriculture Development Fund, Alberta Pulse Growers, Western Grains Research Foundation

Total Project Cost