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Barley quality: Barley Grain Defects (Blackpoint, Pre-harvest Sprouting, Kernel Staining)

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Barley grain defects (kernel staining, pre-harvest sprouting and black point) have resulted in tens of million dollars economic loss to the barley industry due to malting barley being discounted or down graded to feed... Development of phenotypic analysis tools for 3 A recently updated "Seedcount" image analysis system was evaluated for barley black point analysis as a replacement for the current visual measurement... Results from the project demonstrate that the Canadian "quality" gene has also resulted in sensitivity to pre-harvest sprouting...
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