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Breeding six-row malting barley cultivars for western Canada

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Legge, Bill
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $160,313
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 5 Years
Objectives:

To develop six-row malting barley cultivars for western Canada with improved disease resistance and agronomic performance combined with enhanced quality traits to expand market opportunities.