Application and evaluation of genomic selection for improving fusarium head blight resistance and lowering deoxynivalenol accumulation in two-row malting barley

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 27.09.2017
Lead Researcher (PI): Fernando, W. G. Dilantha
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $84,065
Co-Funders: MAFRD-Agri-Food Research & Development Initiative
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop genomic tools that will improve the selection process for the development of fusarium head blight (FHB) resistant and low deoxynivalenol (DON) barley varieties.