Spring Wheat Breeding: Evaluation of Selected Adapted Spring Wheat Germplasm in Eastern Canada

  •  Shahrokh Khanizadeh    
  •  Harvey Voldeng    
  •  Xuelian Wang    
  •  Allen Xue    
  •  Mirko Tabori    
  •  Hana Moidu    
  •  Richard Martin    
  •  Allan Cummiskey    
  •  Mark Etienne    
  •  Ellen Sparry    
  •  Jean Goulet    


Twenty-five hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum) lines, including three known cultivars used as checks, were grown in seven locations across Eastern Canada. The objective of this multi-location experiment was to evaluate selected Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre advanced lines (ECAD lines) from the Spring Wheat Breeding Program in order to identify the best lines for performance and grower trials. The lines from this trial performed very well compared to the check varieties, especially at the Ontario locations. Overall, the ECAD lines were on a par with or superior to the checks in terms of several attributes, including yield, protein content, and Fusarium head blight resistance.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-0461
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-047X
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: annual

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