Saskatchewan Variety Performance Group

  • Term: Annual (third year of funding)
  • Funding amount: $28,500/year
  • Project description: The Saskatchewan Variety Performance Group (SVPG) is an informal group made up of stakeholders who are interested in variety performance testing in Saskatchewan. SVPG has coordinated the post-registration regional performance testing of spring wheat, durum, barley, oats and flax varieties since 2006. The data collected from these trials is entered into annual publications Varieties of Grain Crops and SaskSeed Guide. These publications are valuable resources for producers and seed growers who are looking for unbiased comparisons of variety data.

Latest Research

An on-farm approach to evaluate the interaction of management practices and environment on FHB development in wheat

This research is tailored to understand how the interaction of management practices and environmental conditions in farmers’ fields affect FHB development in wheat; and to develop a more precise recommendations for FHB management in wheat considering all the variables that influence FHB development.

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