Mitigating the risk of preharvest sprouting in Canadian malting barley

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Belay Ayele
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $141,500
Co-Funders: Alberta Barley Commission, Manitoba Crop Alliance, Results Driven Agriculture Research, Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years

Identify germplasm lines and novel candidate genes/molecular markers that provide a unique opportunity for efficient and directed breeding of malting barley cultivars with optimum dormancy.