Breeding two-row malt, feed and food varieties

Posted on 26.06.2019 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Aaron Beattie
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $178,286
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Barley Commission, Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute, Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission
Start Date: 2019
Project Length: 5 Years

To improve current two-row barley varieties for established markets and to develop new varieties to capitalize on opportunities in new and emerging markets.