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)
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 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
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
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
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 2020 Agronomy Research, Diseases Development of a Harmonized Clubroot Map Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta, Holly Derksen - Manitoba Agriculture Dr. Barbara Ziesman - Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Dr. Sheau-Fang Hwang - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
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
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases Biopesticides as a Novel Management Strategy for Sclerotinia in Canola Susan Boyetchko - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon) , Chrystel Olivier - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Fengqun Yu - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Tim Dumonceaux - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon)
2018 2023 Agronomy Research, Diseases Improving the Management of Sclerotinia Stem Rot of Canola Using Fungicides and Better Risk Assessment Tools Thomas Kelly Turkington - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lacombe) , Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta, Michael Harding - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Henry Klein-Gebbinck - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Beaverlodge), Breanne Tideman - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lacombe), Greg Semach - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Beaverlodge), Charles Geddes - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lethbridge), Henry de Gooijer - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Indian Head), Gary Peng - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), William May - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Indian Head), Dale Tomasiewicz - Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Diversification Centre, Ramona Mohr - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Brandon), Debbie McLaren - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Brandon), Denis Pageau - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Quebec), Barb Ziesman - Ministry of Agriculture (Saskatchewan), Syama Chatterton - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lethbridge)
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

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