Effect of plant growth regulator (PGR) application on yield and quality of malting barley

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): John O’Donovan
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $27,573
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Barley Commission, Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute, Rahr Malting Co.
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 5 Years

To assess the feasibility of, and risks associated with, applying plant growth regulators to mitigate lodging and associated quality and yield loss of malting barley.