Breeding dual purpose forage/feed barley for western Canada

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Bill Legge
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $62,748
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 5 Years

To develop six-row forage/feed barley cultivars with improved disease resistance and agronomic performance with enhanced quality traits to meet producers’ needs and to contribute to their economic benefit.