Lentils Peas Varieties & Breeding

Developing new and better-performing varieties of Peas and Lentils is the focus of the breeding collaboration.

Farmers’ priorities and greatest production challenges are at the forefront of the breeding program, with major areas of focus including herbicide tolerance in Lentils, resistance to root disease in Peas and Lentils, increased protein content, and overall improvements in yield performance under varying conditions. Breeding will take place in Saskatchewan for the benefit of Saskatchewan producers.

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