September 30, 2020

Oregon State University Barley Project

The Oregon State University Barley Project focuses on development of winter habit barley varieties for human health and performance. In support of this goal, we conduct research on the genetics of winter hardiness traits, quantitative disease resistance, malting/brewing quality, and food quality. Our project has extensive collaborations – across the world and with the farm next door.
In the Triticeae-CAP the OSU Barley Project is involved in the following activities:

  • Barley facultative six-row association mapping (AM) panel phenotyping nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) and water use efficiency (WUE)
  • Barley low temperature tolerance AM panel
  • Barley Small Grain Germplasm Collection stripe rust AM
  • Marker assisted selection (MAS) for quality, winter hardiness, disease resistance, WUE, and NUE
  • Genomic selection (GS) for quality, winter hardiness, disease resistance, WUE, and NUE

For more information see
http://barleyworld.org/

Patrick Hayes