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, Diseases Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Effectors in Canola Dwayne Hegedus - AAFC (Saskatoon), Hossein Borhan - AAFC (Saskatoon), Yangdou Wei - University of Saskatchewan
2010 2011 Variety Assessment Screening for Flower Blast Tolerance in Canola Malcolm Morrison - AAFC
2013 2016 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research Seed Size and Seeding Rate Effects on Canola Yield and Quality Neil Harker - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lacombe) , Kabal Gill - Smoky Applied Research and Demonstration Association (SARDA), Chris Willenborg - University of Saskatchewan, Rob Gulden - 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
2013 2017 Agronomy Research, Diseases The Host-Pathogen Interaction of Plasmodiophora brassicae and Canola Sheau-Fang Hwang - Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta, Drs. Bruce Gossen and Hossein Borhan - AAFC Saskatoon, Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald - University of Guelph, Dr. Peta Bonham-Smith - University of Saskatchewan
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
2014 2017 Agronomy Research, Diseases Understanding the mechanisms for race-specific and non-specific resistance for effective use of cultivar resistance against blackleg of canola in western Canada Gary Peng - AAFC Saskatoon
2015 2018 Agronomy Research, Diseases Using SNP markers to assess genetic variability of Plasmodiophora brassicae in Canada Bruce D. Gossen - AAFC (Saskatoon), Drs. Gary Peng / Fengqun Yu - AAFC Sasktoon Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald - University of Guelph Dr. Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Weeds Weeding Out Secondary Dormancy Potential from Volunteer Canola Sally Vail - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Rob Gulden - University of Manitoba, Isobel Parkin - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Steve Robinson - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Steve Shirtliffe - University of Saskatchewan, Raju Soolanayakanahally - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Belay Ayele - University of Manitoba

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