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.
Lead Researcher (PI): Rossnagel, Brian
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $25,000
Start Date: 1993
Project Length: 1 Year