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)
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 Agronomy Research Making of a More Sustainable Canola: Using Genetic Diversity to Improve Nitrogen Use Efficiency Sally Vail - AAFC (Saskatoon) , Isobel Parkin - AAFC (Saskatoon), Rosalind Bueckert - University of Saskatchewan, Raju Soolanayakanahally - AAFC (Saskatoon), Melissa Arcand - University of Saskatchewan, Steve Robinson - AAFC (Saskatoon), Andrew Sharpe - Global Institute for Food Security, Leon Kochian - Global Institute for Food Security, Reynald Lemke - AAFC (Saskatoon), Bobbi Helgason - AAFC (Saskatoon), Victor Sadras - South Australian Research and Development Institute
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Insects Feasibility of Using Parasitoid Wasp (Trichomalus perfectus) for Biological Control of Cabbage Seedpod Weevil in the Prairies Héctor Cárcamo - AAFC (Lethbridge), Eric Lucas - Université du Québec à Montréal, Luz Belzile - Institut de recherche et développement en agroenvironnement, Scott Meers - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Meghan Vankosky - AAFC (Saskatoon), Boyd Mori - AAFC (Saskatoon), Kevin Floate - AAFC (Lethbridge), Tara Gariepy - AAFC (London), Patrice Bouchard - AAFC (Ottawa), Peter Mason - AAFC (Ottawa)
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Insects Genetic Resources for Flea Beetle Resistance in Canola Dwayne Hegedus - AAFC (Saskatoon), Isobel Parkin - AAFC (Saskatoon), Sally Vail - AAFC (Saskatoon), Chrystel Olivier - AAFC (Saskatoon)
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases Canadian Canola Clubroot Cluster (C1) Pillar 1: Integrated Disease Management Sheau-Fang Hwang - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry , Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta, Rudolph Fredua-Agyeman - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Bruce Gossen - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Mary Ruth McDonald - University of Guelph
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases Biopesticides as a Novel Management Strategy for Sclerotinia in Canola Susan Boyetchko - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon) , Chrystel Olivier - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Fengqun Yu - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Tim Dumonceaux - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon)
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases Protection of Canola from Pathogenic Fungi Using RNA Interference Technologies Steve Whyard - University of Manitoba, Mark Belmonte - University of Manitoba, Mazdak Khajehpour - University of Manitoba, Dwayne Hedegus - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon)
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
2018 2023 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products, Canola Meal Evaluation of Canola Meal as Compared to Soybean Meal in Practical California Rations: Effects upon Long Term Lactational Performance, Reproductive Performance, and Metabolic Disease Peter H. Robinson - University of California (Davis), William Van Die - Cloverdale Dairy, Nadia Swanepoel - University of California (Davis)