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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 Research Area(s) Title Researcher(s)
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Weeds Weeding Out Secondary Dormancy Potential from Volunteer Canola Sally Vail - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Rob Gulden - University of Manitoba, Isobel Parkin - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Steve Robinson - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Steve Shirtliffe - University of Saskatchewan, Raju Soolanayakanahally - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Belay Ayele - University of Manitoba
2013 2017 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research Variable N Fertility Management of Canola at the Field Scale, Based on Analysis of Yield Maps and Spatial and Statistical Variability of Soil Test N and P Dr. Alan Moulin - AAFC (Brandon), Dr. Mohammad Khakbazan - AAFC (Brandon), Rejean Picard - Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives, Steve Sager - AAFC (Morden), Don Cruickshank - Deerwood Soil and Water Management Association, Ken Coles - Farming Smarter, Dr. Stu Brandt - Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation
2013 2017 Canola Meal, Market Development, Other Canola Products Utilization of Modern High-Throughput Dry Fractionation Processing for Generation Protein and Fiber Enriched Fractions from Defatted Canola Meals and Evaluation of Resulting Fractions for Biodegradable Plastics Dr. Curtis Rempel - University of Manitoba
2015 2018 Agronomy Research, Diseases Using SNP markers to assess genetic variability of Plasmodiophora brassicae in Canada Bruce D. Gossen - AAFC (Saskatoon), Drs. Gary Peng / Fengqun Yu - AAFC Sasktoon Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald - University of Guelph Dr. Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta
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
2014 2017 Agronomy Research, Diseases Understanding the mechanisms for race-specific and non-specific resistance for effective use of cultivar resistance against blackleg of canola in western Canada Gary Peng - AAFC 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
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
2013 2017 Agronomy Research, Diseases The Host-Pathogen Interaction of Plasmodiophora brassicae and Canola Sheau-Fang Hwang - Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta, Drs. Bruce Gossen and Hossein Borhan - AAFC Saskatoon, Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald - University of Guelph, Dr. Peta Bonham-Smith - University of Saskatchewan
2016 2020 Insects Surveillance Networks for Beneficial Insects: Can Natural Habitats Serve as Insect Reservoirs, and Do They Contribute to Canola Yield? Jessamyn Manson - University of Alberta, Paul Galpern - University of Calgary, Andony Melathopoulos - University of Calgary, Monica Kohler - Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute, Gregory Sekulic - Canola Council of Canada