Effect of seeding rate nitrogen rate and their interaction on ?-glucan levels of hull-less barley varieties across various soil and climatic zones in western Canada

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): John O’Donovan
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $45,647
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Barley Commission
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 5 Years

To provide information on combinations of variety, seeding rate and nitrogen rate to optimize beta-glucan levels and viscosity in hulless barley varieties and thus to enhance the health value of the barley.