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)
2021 2022 Agronomy Research, Insects Monitoring the Canola Flower Midge with Pheromone-Baited Traps Dr. Boyd Mori - University of Alberta, Dr. Meghan Vankosky - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Dr. Daniel Bray - Natural Resources Institute (University of Greenwich)
2021 2021 Agronomy Research, Diseases Purifying genotypes of Plasmodiophora brassicae and developing SNP markers linked to races of P. brassicae populations collected in western Canada Dr. Fengqun Yu - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Saskatoon, Qilin Chen - AAFC Saskatoon, Yan Zhang - AAFC Saskatoon and Hao Hu - AAFC Saskatoon
2021 2025 Agronomy Research, Diseases Using avirulence markers to predict the phenotypes of clubroot pathotypes Dr. Edel Perez-Lopez - University Laval, Dr. Stephen Streklov - University of Alberta, Dr. Tim Dumonceaux - AAFC Saskatoon and Dr. Jennifer Town - AAFC Saskatoon
2021 2023 Agronomy Research Building bridges to success – accessing Brassica diploid variation for Canola improvement Dr. Steve Robinson - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Saskatoon, Dr. Hossein Borhan - AAFC Saskatoon and Dr. Axel Diederichsen - AAFC Saskatoon
2021 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases, Insects The role of insect feeding and plant defense responses in Aster Yellows disease epidemiology Dr. Sean Prager - University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Tyler Wist - AAFC Saskatoon and Dr. Chrystel Olivier - AAFC Saskatoon
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)
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
2019 2022 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research Influence of pH on the Clubroot Pathogen: Are There pH-Insensitive Strains? Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta, Sheau-Fang Hwang - University of Alberta
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)
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