Tools for breeding lower protein malting barley varieties

Posted on 08.02.2018 | Last Modified 22.02.2021
Lead Researcher (PI): Aaron Beattie
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $38,841
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2011
Project Length: 1 Year

To develop high throughput SNP-based molecular markers linked to known low protein genes, to use the developed markers in a marker-assisted selection program to screen CDC barley breeding germplasm, and to confirm if selected lines contain lower protein levels.