Genetic dissection of the resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) using advanced functional genomic tools and developing Ontario-adapted SCN-Resistant Cultivars

Lead Applicant: Mehrzad (Milad) Eskandari

Research Priority: Plant Health & Protection

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre - Ridgetown

Research Summary: Developing new Ontario-adapted soybean varieties resistant to soybean cyst nematode (SCN) and developing genetic-based tools to accelerate the development of SCN-resistant varieties.