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Research Shows Potential of Gene Editing to Improve Understanding of Barley Quality

International Barley Hub scientists at the James Hutton Institute, working with colleagues in the UK and Australia, have gained further insight into key genes...

Genetic Discovery Sheds Light on Sodium Tolerance in Barley Crops

Scientists have identified a natural variation in a gene that influences sodium content in barley crops, a finding which may help advance the development...

International Research Team Finds Genes Conferring Resistance to Multiple Leaf Rust in Barley

An international team led by researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has identified genes that confer resistance to multiple...

Revitalising Old Varieties: Breweries Provide Their Take On Barley Breeding

Over the past decade or so, many countries have seen an explosive growth of local beer brewers. Often born out of frustration over the...

Barley Breeding Update

Checking in on the latest challenges, goals and innovations being used by major breeders of this diverse crop Many around the world may not know...

Heightened Brown Rust Levels Affecting Scottish Barley

Unusually high brown rust pressures affecting winter barley crops in Scotland should be factored into fungicide decisions this season, says Syngenta area manager in...

Wild Barley Reveals Drought Tolerant Traits That Could Improve Elite Cultivars

A team of scientists from the University of Adelaide, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility and Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg have identified beneficial alleles from wild...

Boosting Breeders Creating Better Varieties: The WHEALBI Project

In the previous issue of European Seed, we looked at several new EU Research and Innovation projects, such as CHIC, INVITE, CropBooster-P and BRESOV....

Feed the World, Help the Environment and Make Great Beer: Cool Beans Can Do It All

Imagine a crop that can be used to help secure sufficient food for a growing global population, benefit the environment and brew fantastic beer....

Innovative Genetic Technique To Help Achieve Better Barley

Scientists based at the International Barley Hub in Dundee have developed a genotyping array that allows the detailed genetic characterisation of any individual barley...