Barley lodging – getting to the root of the problem

Posted on 14.02.2022 | Last Modified 14.02.2022
Lead Researcher (PI): Allan Feurtado
Institution: National Research Council of Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $62,803
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Alberta Barley Commission, Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission, Saskatchewan Cattleman's Association
Start Date: 2020
Project Length: 3 Years

To associate root structure differences in barley to the lodging observed in the field in order to identify preferred root traits for increased standability