Breeding malting and food barley cultivars for western Canada assisted by new technologies

Posted on 26.06.2019 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Ana Badea
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $273,394
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Barley Commission, Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association, Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission
Start Date: 2019
Project Length: 5 Years

To create new barley varieties for western Canada with better protection from biotic and abiotic stresses, higher yields, and greater marketability.