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 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 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Soil Sustainability in Canola Production Across Canada Bao-Luo Ma - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Ottawa), Mervin St. Luce - AAFC (Swift Current), Yantai Gan - AAFC (Swift Current), Paul Tiege - Olds College for Innovation, Luke Bainard - AAFC (Swift Current), Gary Peng - AAFC (Saskatoon), Ramona Mohr/Vice-Grant - AAFC (Brandon), Robert Duncan/Rob Golden - University of Manitoba, Cindy A. Gampe - AAFC (Scott Research Farm), Greg Semach - AAFC (Beaverlodge)
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 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 Agronomy Research, Diseases Development of a Biosensor for Sclerotinia Stem Rot Disease Forecasting in Canola Xiujie Susie Li - InnoTech Alberta, Kelly T. Turkington - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lacombe), Jian Yang - InnoTech Alberta, Jie Chen - University of Alberta
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases Improving the Management of Sclerotinia Stem Rot of Canola Using Fungicides and Better Risk Assessment Tools Thomas Kelly Turkington - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lacombe) , Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta, Michael Harding - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Henry Klein-Gebbinck - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Beaverlodge), Breanne Tideman - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lacombe), Greg Semach - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Beaverlodge), Charles Geddes - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lethbridge), Henry de Gooijer - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Indian Head), Gary Peng - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), William May - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Indian Head), Dale Tomasiewicz - Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Diversification Centre, Ramona Mohr - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Brandon), Debbie McLaren - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Brandon), Denis Pageau - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Quebec), Barb Ziesman - Ministry of Agriculture (Saskatchewan), Syama Chatterton - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lethbridge)
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 Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Advancing the Functional, Nutritional, and Economic Value of Canola Protein in Canada Robert Duncan - University of Manitoba, James House - University of Manitoba, Isobel Parkin - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Janitha Wanasundara - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Rotimi Aluko - University of Manitoba, Sally Vail - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Lee Anne Murphy - Manitoba Agri-Health Research Network
2018 2023 Canola Oil, Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Green Extraction of Oil and Antioxidants from Canola Seed, and Functional Evaluation of Oil, Meal, Protein and Antioxidants from Novel Extraction in Comparison to Current Commercial Oil and Meal Martin Scanlon - University of Manitoba, John Shi - University of Guelph, John Lu - Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Yachuan Zhang - Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Jim House - University of Manitoba, Usha Thiyam-Hollander - University of Manitoba, Rick Green - POS BioSciences (John and Charlotte Cross BioSciences Centre)