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Collaborative Barley Breeding Research

Collaborative Barley Breeding Research

  • Start date: 2016
  • Project Length: 3 years (2016-2019)
  • Project Status: In Progress


Benefits to MB Producers: New barley varieties; Increasing the number of lines evaluated at advanced generations of the program

Funding Partners: Western Grains Research Foundation, Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission, Alberta Barley Commission

  • Objectives: Increase the number of barley breeding lines being evaluated in agronomic trials, along with associated malt quality and disease testing; improves the opportunity to identify superior lines and thus superior varieties.
Manitoba Crop Alliance Funding:


Total Funding Approved:

$490,000 added to the core funding by WGRF brings the total to $2.5 million

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