To provide financial support to the University of Saskatchewan Crop Development Centre barley breeding program to facilitate the development of barley varieties for Western Canada with higher yields, improved agronomic traits and end use properties, and better disease resistance.
Lead Researcher (PI): Aaron Beattie
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $1,924,516
Co-Funders: Alberta Barley Commission, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association, Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission
Start Date: 2015
Project Length: 4 Years