Breeding two-row feed and malting barley varieties

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Aaron Beattie
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $74,864
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Barley Commission, Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 5 Years

To produce two-row malting barley varieties with improved agronomic, disease and quality attributes over current varieties that will meet the needs of producers and the feed, malting and brewing industries.