Feed and malting barley: linking enzymes to disease resistance

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Jennifer Zantinge
Institution: Ministry of Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
Total WGRF Funding: $20,000
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Barley Commission, Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute
Start Date: 2013
Project Length: 5 Years

To develop in vitro or lab-based phenotyping methods that accurately characterize disease resistance mechanisms and that can be used for quick disease resistance selection within a breeding program.