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 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
2019 2022 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research Managing Small Patches of Clubroot Infestation in Canola Fields Bruce Gossen - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Mary Ruth McDonald - University of Guelph, Tim Dumonceaux - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon)
2018 2023 Agronomic Practices Manipulating Agronomic Factors for Optimum Canola Harvest Timing, Productivity, and Crop Sequencing Brian L. Beres - AAFC (Lethbridge), Charles Geddes - AAFC (Lethbridge), Breanne Tidemann - AAFC (Lacombe), William May - AAFC, Ramona M. Mohr - AAFC
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)
2018 2019 Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Nutrigenetics, Canola Oil, and Blood Glucose Levels: Does SCD1 Genotype Modulate a Person’s Response to Canola Oil? David M. Mutch - University of Guelph, Peter J. Jones - University of Manitoba
2019 2020 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research On-Farm Survey of Combine Grain Loss in Canola Across Western Canada Joel McDonald - PAMI, Joy Agnew - PAMI, Nathan Gregg - PAMI
2018 2021 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research Optimal Source, Placement and Application Timing for Yield and Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Footprint for Canola Production on Light Texture Soils Mario Tenuta - University of Manitoba , Xiaopeng Gao - University of Manitoba
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 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 Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Effectors in Canola Dwayne Hegedus - AAFC (Saskatoon), Hossein Borhan - AAFC (Saskatoon), Yangdou Wei - University of Saskatchewan

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