Research Database

Manitoba Canola Growers works to fund, direct, develop and distribute practical, science-based research.

 

MCGA is strengthening its network of research collaborations, increasing the value for every research dollar. We are focused on building a better communication network with our members so the research results come back to the farm faster.

 

*This new research database will continue to be updated over time. Not all research funded by MCGA is archived on this page at this time.

Start year End Year Priority(ies) Title Researcher(s)
2021 2025 Agronomy Research, Diseases Using avirulence markers to predict the phenotypes of clubroot pathotypes Dr. Edel Perez-Lopez - University Laval, Dr. Stephen Streklov - University of Alberta, Dr. Tim Dumonceaux - AAFC Saskatoon and Dr. Jennifer Town - AAFC Saskatoon
2020 2024 Agronomy Research, Insects Identifying Key Predators and Their Role in Canola Insect Pest Suppression Dr. Boyd Mori - University of Alberta, Dr. Carol Frost - University of Alberta, Dr. Hector Carcamo - AAFC (Lethbridge), Dr. Haley Catton - AAFC (Lethbridge), Jennifer Otani - AAFC (Beaverlodge)
2018 2023 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products Understanding the Impacts of Canola Meal on Gut Microbiota and Potential Prebiotic Effect of Enzymatically-released Bioactive Fiber Components and the Long Term Effects of High Levels of Canola Meal Inclusion on Sow and Litter Performance Bogdan A. Slominksi - University of Manitoba, Martin Nyachoti - University of Manitoba, Anna Rogiewicz - University of Manitoba, Ethan Khafipour - University of Manitoba
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Insects Integrated Approaches for Flea Beetle Control II: Incorporating the Impacts of Plant Density, Ground Predators, and Landscape-scale Predictive Models in the Management of Flea Beetles in the Canadian Prairies Alejandro C. Costamagna - University of Manitoba, Héctor Cárcamo - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lethbridge), Jennifer Otani - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Beaverlodge), Tyler Wist - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Meghan A. Vankosky - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), John Gavloski - Manitoba Agriculture, Robert Duncan - University of Manitoba, Tharshinidevy Nagalingam - University of Manitoba
2021 2023 Agronomy Research Building bridges to success – accessing Brassica diploid variation for Canola improvement Dr. Steve Robinson - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Saskatoon, Dr. Hossein Borhan - AAFC Saskatoon and Dr. Axel Diederichsen - AAFC Saskatoon
2018 2023 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products, Canola Meal Accurate Determination of the Contribution of Canola Meal to Metabolizable Protein Supply in Dairy Cows Daniel Ouellet - AAFC (Quebec), Hélѐne Lapierre - AAFC (Quebec), Pekka Huhtanen - Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden, Édith Charbonneau - Université Laval
2018 2023 Agronomic Practices Manipulating Agronomic Factors for Optimum Canola Harvest Timing, Productivity, and Crop Sequencing Brian L. Beres - AAFC (Lethbridge), Charles Geddes - AAFC (Lethbridge), Breanne Tidemann - AAFC (Lacombe), William May - AAFC, Ramona M. Mohr - AAFC
2018 2023 Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Advancing the Functional, Nutritional, and Economic Value of Canola Protein in Canada Robert Duncan - University of Manitoba, James House - University of Manitoba, Isobel Parkin - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Janitha Wanasundara - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Rotimi Aluko - University of Manitoba, Sally Vail - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Lee Anne Murphy - Manitoba Agri-Health Research Network
2021 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases, Insects The role of insect feeding and plant defense responses in Aster Yellows disease epidemiology Dr. Sean Prager - University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Tyler Wist - AAFC Saskatoon and Dr. Chrystel Olivier - AAFC Saskatoon
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Effectors in Canola Dwayne Hegedus - AAFC (Saskatoon), Hossein Borhan - AAFC (Saskatoon), Yangdou Wei - University of Saskatchewan