Phenotyping and genomic selection for improved barley deoxynivalenol (DON) resistance

Posted on 14.02.2022 | Last Modified 14.02.2022
Lead Researcher (PI): Aaron Beattie
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $331,967
Co-Funders: Alberta Barley Commission, Manitoba Crop Alliance, Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 5 Years

Evaluate new CDC barley lines for DON resistance within the collaborative FHB nurseries already established across Canada. Assess all CDC barley breeding lines for DON content. Develop a genomic selection model for DON content.