Influence of Genotype, Weather and Crop Management on Gluten Strength and the Sustainability of CWRS as a Premium Wheat Class on the Prairies
Project Length: 4+ Years (2015-2020)
Objectives: The research is designed to test different factors of environmental impacts on CWRS wheat quality with a focus on gluten strength related measures.
MWBGA funding: In-Kind Research Management
Total Funding Approved: $1,773,400
Funding Partners: Alberta Wheat Commission, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, Western Grains Research Foundation, MWBGA and Agri-Food Research and Development Initiative (ARDI) part of Manitoba’s GF2 programs
Benefits to MB Producers: Improved understanding of wheat quality variation across the Prairies and a better ability for the industry to meet customer requirements for quality bread products.