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)
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
2016 2017 Agronomic Practices Canola Response and Minimizing N Losses in Two-pass Seeding-fertilization Systems with Varying Placement Methods in Manitoba Mario Tenuta - University of Manitoba, Kevin Baron - University of Manitoba, Don Flaten - University of Manitoba
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
2016 2019 Agronomic Practices Enhancing the Beneficial Root Microbiome in Canola Chantal Hamel - AAFC (Swift Current), Luke Bainard - AAFC (Quebec), Marc St-Arnaud - Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Mohamed Hiriji - Université de Montréal, Chih-Ying Lay - Institut de recherche en biologie végétale
2016 2019 Agronomic Practices Developing Canola Agronomy with Precision Planters Ken Coles - Farming Smarter , Adil Akbar - Farming Smarter, Robert Blackshaw - Farming Smarter, Eric Bremer - Symbio Ag Consulting
2017 2019 Variety Assessment Field Evaluation of a Valuable Germplasm Resource Designed to Dissect Complex Traits in Brassica napus (the Nested Association Mapping population) Sally Vail - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon) , Henry Klein-Gebbinck - AAFC: Saskatoon, Isobel Parkin - AAFC (Beaverlodge)
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 Gary Peng - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Fengqun Yu - AAFC (Saskatoon)
2017 2020 Agronomic Practices Compaction Impacts on Canola Establishment Curtis Cavers - AAFC (Portage La Prairie), Byron Irvine - Agricultural Credit Corporation, John Fitzmaurice - AAFC (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
2018 2020 Diseases Canadian Canola Clubroot Cluster (C3): Host-pathogen Biology and Interaction Bruce D. Gossen - AAFC, Mary Ruth McDonald - University of Guelph, Gary Peng - AAFC (Saskatoon), Fengqun Yu - AAFC SRDC, Sheau-Fang Hwang - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta

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