To develop two-row hulless food barley cultivars for western Canada with improved disease resistance and agronomic performance with enhanced quality traits to meet the needs of producers and the barley food industry, and to contribute to their economic benefit.
Lead Researcher (PI): Bill Legge
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $148,774
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Barley Commission
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 5 Years