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Mar 2017

Think Wheat 2017 Presentations

Thank you to all who attended the Think Wheat meetings in Rosetown and Humboldt. The presentations from each speaker are below. Please click on the title to open a PDF document of the slides.


Wheat: Markets and Challenges in Marketing and Quality (PDF - 4.4 MB)

Marlene Boersch, Mercantile Consulting Venture Inc. 


The Effect of Boom Height on Spray Deposition (PDF - 4.6 MB)

Tom Wolf, AgriMetrix Research & Training and Sprayers101.com


The Role of Integrated Crop Management Research in Achieving Sustainable Wheat Production (PDF - 7.3 MB)

Brian Beres, Research Scientist – Agronomy, from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


New Variety Update - Yield, FHB, Lodging and Midge (PDF - 10.6 MB)

Jim Downey, Research and Development Manager, SeCan


Managing fusarium head blight: Learning from the past and moving forward (PDF - 3.3 MB)

Barb Ziesman, Provincial Specialist, Plant Disease, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture


Wheat Class Modernization, Grain Grading, and the Harvest Sample Program (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Judy Elias, Operations Supervisor, Canadian Grain Commission / Government of Canada

Latest Research

New sources of resistance to fusarium head blight in spring wheat

The objectives of this project are to identify wheat germplasm with new sources of fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance by screening a world collection of Triticum aestivum accessions, and to identify novel alleles for FHB resistance from a synthetic hexaploidy wheat population.

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