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.

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Start year End Year Priority(ies) Title Researcher(s)
2014 2015 Agronomic Practices Determining Best Practices for Summer Storage of Canola in Western Canada Dr. Joy Agnew - Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute, Les Hill - PAMI, Bryan Lung - PAMI
2013 2016 Diseases Getting One Step Closer to Sclerotinia Control Through Cultivar Resistance and Biological Applications Dr. Dilantha Fernando - University of Manitoba: Plant Science , Teresa de Kievit - University of Manitoba: Department of Microbiology, Mark Belmonte - University of Manitoba: Department of Biological Science
2018 2023 Agronomic Practices Manipulating Agronomic Factors for Optimum Canola Harvest Timing, Productivity, and Crop Sequencing Brian L. Beres - Agriculture and Agri-food Canada: Lethbridge, Charles Geddes - Agriculture and Agri-food Canada: Lethbridge, Breanne Tidemann - Agriculture and Agri-food Canada: Lacombe, William May - Agriculture and Agriculture Canada, Ramona M. Mohr - Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
2016 2017 Agronomic Practices Canola Response and Minimizing N Losses in Two-pass Seeding-fertilization Systems with Varying Placement Methods in Manitoba Dr. Mario Tenuta - University of Manitoba: Department of Soil Science , Dr. Kevin Baron - University of Manitoba: Department of Soil Science, Don Flaten - University of Manitoba: Department of Soil Science
2016 2020 Insects Surveillance Networks for Beneficial Insects: Can Natural Habitats Serve as Insect Reservoirs, and Do They Contribute to Canola Yield? Dr. Jessamyn Manson - University of Alberta: Biological Sciences, Dr. Paul Galpern - University of Calgary: Faculty of Environmental Design, Dr. Andony Melathopoulos - University of Calgary, Monica Kohler - Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute, Gregory Sekulic - Canola Council of Canada
2016 2019 Agronomic Practices Enhancing the Beneficial Root Microbiome in Canola Dr. Chantal Hamel - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Research and Development Centre of Quebec, Dr. Yantai Gan - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Research and Development Centre of Swift Current, Dr. Luke Bainard - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Research and Development Centre of Quebec, Dr. Marc St-Arnaud - Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Dr. Mohamed Hiriji - Université de Montréal: Department of Biological Science, Dr. Chih-Ying Lay - Institut de recherche en biologie végétale
2016 2019 Agronomic Practices Developing Canola Agronomy with Precision Planters Ken Coles - Farming Smarter , Dr. Adil Akbar - Farming Smarter, Dr. Robert Blackshaw - Farming Smarter, Dr. Eric Bremer - Symbio Ag Consulting
2017 2022 Diseases Monitoring the Race Dynamics of Leptosphaeria maculans for Effective Deployment and Rotation of Resistance Genes for Sustainable Management of Blackleg of Canola in Western Canada Dr. Gary Peng - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Saskatoon Research and Development Centre, Fengqun Yu - AAFC: Saskatoon Research and Development Centre
2017 2020 Agronomic Practices Compaction Impacts on Canola Establishment Curtis Cavers - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Portage La Prairie, Byron Irvine - Agricultural Credit Corporation, John Fitzmaurice - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Winnipeg, Lorne Grieger - PAMI
2017 2020 Agronomic Practices Pre-harvest Herbicide and Desiccation Options for Straight-combining Canola: Effects on Plant and Seed Dry-down, Yield, and Seed Quality Chris Holzapfel - Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation (IHARF), Stewart Brandt - Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation, Jessica Weber - Western Applied Research Corporation, Ken Coles - Farming Smarter, Kabal Gill - Smokey Applied Research and Demonstration Association, Nirmal Hari - Prairies East Sustainable Agriculture Initiative

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