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, 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 Dr. Alejandro C. Costamagna - University of Manitoba, Dr. Héctor Cárcamo - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Lethbridge), Jennifer Otani - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Beaverlodge), Dr. Tyler Wist - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Dr. Meghan A. Vankosky - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Dr. John Gavloski - Manitoba Agriculture, Dr. Robert Duncan - University of Manitoba, Dr. Tharshinidevy Nagalingam - University of Manitoba
2018 2023 Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Advancing the Functional, Nutritional, and Economic Value of Canola Protein in Canada Dr. Robert Duncan - University of Manitoba, Dr. James House - University of Manitoba, Dr. Isobel Parkin - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Janitha Wanasundara - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Rotimi Aluko - University of Manitoba, Dr. Sally Vail - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Lee Anne Murphy - Manitoba Agri-Health Research Network
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 Dr. Martin Scanlon - University of Manitoba, Dr. John Shi - University of Guelph, Dr. John Lu - Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Dr. Yachuan Zhang - Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Dr. Jim House - University of Manitoba, Usha Thiyam-Hollander - University of Manitoba, Dr. Rick Green - POS BioSciences (John and Charlotte Cross BioSciences Centre)
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
2018 2021 Variety Assessment Enhancing Yield and Biomass in Canola by Modifying Carbohydrate Metabolism Dr. Michael J. Emes - University of Guelph, Dr. Ian J. Tetlow - University of Guelph
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? Dr. David M. Mutch - University of Guelph, Dr. Peter J. Jones - University of Manitoba
2015 2018 Agronomy Research, Diseases Identification and Genetic Mapping of Brassica napus for Resistance to Pathotype 5X of Plasmodiophora brassicae Dr. Fengqun Yu - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Dr. Gary Peng - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Dr. Bruce Gossen - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Dr. Stephen Strelkov - University of Manitoba, Dr. Sheau-Fang Hwang - Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
2019 2023 Agronomy Research, Insects Surveillance Networks for Beneficial Insects II: Quantifying the Canola Yield Effect of Wetlands, Shelterbelts, and Other Insect Reservoir Habitats Dr. Paul Galpern - University of Calgary, Dr. 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? Dr. Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta, Dr. Sheau-Fang Hwang - University of Alberta
2019 2022 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research Managing Small Patches of Clubroot Infestation in Canola Fields Dr. Bruce Gossen - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald - University of Guelph, Dr. Tim Dumonceaux - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon)

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