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Genome sequencing and assembly of CDC Fraser malting barley variety

Posted on 22.02.2021 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Aaron Beattie
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $124,472
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2020
Project Length: 1 Year
Objectives:

To fully sequence and assemble the genome of barley variety CDC Fraser in order to enable breeders to better understand the genes impacting traits relevant to western Canadian barley production to allow for the identification of the unique and relevant presence/absence variation that is key to trait variability and improvement.