Winter Barley Breeding: By the Public

1995 Annual Report for FNC95-111

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1995: $2,526.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:

Winter Barley Breeding: By the Public


With declining interest in minor corps by public and private plant breeding programs, there is a need to preserve important breeding lines and germ plas of these crops to enhance diversity in sustainable agricultural systems.

Objective: To multiply and distribute diverse winter barley populations to farmers for propogation and feed grain use.

Results: Final results not yet available due to very poor 1996 crop resulting from adverse weather conditions, The project was extended for one year for further study.