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)
2013 2018 Agronomy Research, Insects Development of Pest Management Decision-making Protocols for the Swede Midge in Canola Rebecca H. Hallett - University of Guelph
2021 2022 Agronomy Research, Insects Monitoring the Canola Flower Midge with Pheromone-Baited Traps Dr. Boyd Mori - University of Alberta, Dr. Meghan Vankosky - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Dr. Daniel Bray - Natural Resources Institute (University of Greenwich)
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)
2015 2018 Agronomy Research, Insects Integrated Approaches for Flea Beetle Control – Economic Thresholds, Prediction Models, Landscape Effects, and Natural Enemies Alejandro Costamagna - University of Manitoba, Barb Sharanowski - University of Central Florida; John Gavlovski - Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development; Rishi Burlakoti and Andy Nadler - Weather Innovations; Hector Carcamo - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge; Jennifer Otani - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Beaverlodge; Tyler Wist - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Saskatoon
2013 2016 Agronomy Research, Insects Aster Yellows and Swede Midge – New Threats to Prairie Canola Product Chrystel Olivier - AAFC (Saskatoon), Julie Soroka - AAFC (Saskatoon)
2014 2015 Agronomy Research, Insects Improved Integrated Crop Management with Beneficial Insects Julie Soroka - AAFC (Saskatoon)
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, 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 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
2019 2023 Agronomy Research, Insects Surveillance Networks for Beneficial Insects II: Quantifying the Canola Yield Effect of Wetlands, Shelterbelts, and Other Insect Reservoir Habitats Paul Galpern - University of Calgary, Jess Vickruck - University of Calgary, Laurel Thompson - Lakeland College

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