Barley disease resistance for western Canada

Posted on 08.02.2018 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Rossnagel, Brian
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $25,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1993
Project Length: 1 Year

To develop barley varieties with superior combinations of disease resistance against net blotch, scald, loose smut and stem rust. To identify improved sources of resistance and to transfer resistance to locally adapted germplasm. To complete the transfer of improved net blotch resistance from 6-row to 2-row type barley.