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)
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 2022 Agronomy Research, Insects Generate Knowledge and Control Strategies for the Pollen Beetle Brassicogethes viridescens (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), a New Invasive Pest of Canola Christine Noronha - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Charlottetown) , Hector Carcamo - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lethbridge), Tyler Wist - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), John Gavloski - Manitoba Agriculture
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 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
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