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)
2020 2024 Agronomy Research, Insects Identifying Key Predators and Their Role in Canola Insect Pest Suppression Dr. Boyd Mori - University of Alberta, Dr. Carol Frost - University of Alberta, Dr. Hector Carcamo - AAFC (Lethbridge), Dr. Haley Catton - AAFC (Lethbridge), Jennifer Otani - AAFC (Beaverlodge)
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
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 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products, Canola Meal Evaluation of Canola Meal as Compared to Soybean Meal in Practical California Rations: Effects upon Long Term Lactational Performance, Reproductive Performance, and Metabolic Disease Peter H. Robinson - University of California (Davis), William Van Die - Cloverdale Dairy, Nadia Swanepoel - University of California (Davis)
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
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 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products, Canola Meal Accurate Determination of the Contribution of Canola Meal to Metabolizable Protein Supply in Dairy Cows Daniel Ouellet - AAFC (Quebec), Hélѐne Lapierre - AAFC (Quebec), Pekka Huhtanen - Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden, Édith Charbonneau - Université Laval
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 Diseases, Variety Assessment Canadian Canola Clubroot Cluster (C2): Developing Novel Resistance Resources and Strategies to Address the New Threat of Clubroot Canola Production on the Prairies Gary Peng - AAFC (Saskatoon), Fengqun Yu - Saskatoon Research and Development Centre (AAFC), Habibur Rahman - Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science (U of A), Rudolph Fredua-Agyeman - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (Crop Diversification Center North)
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)