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)
2015 2018 Agronomy Research, Diseases Characterization of the New Strains of the Pathogen in Alberta Sheau-Fang Hwang - Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (AARD), Stephen Strelkov - University of Alberta
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
2015 2018 Agronomy Research, Insects Integrated Approaches for Flea Beetle Control – Economic Thresholds, Prediction Models, Landscape Effects, and Natural Enemies Alejandro Costamagna - University of Manitoba, Barb Sharanowski - University of Central Florida; John Gavlovski - Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development; Rishi Burlakoti and Andy Nadler - Weather Innovations; Hector Carcamo - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lethbridge; Jennifer Otani - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Beaverlodge; Tyler Wist - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Saskatoon
2014 2016 Agronomy Research, Weeds Can Harvest Weed Seed Management be Used to Control Kochia, Cleavers, and Wild Buckwheat? Steven Shirtliffe - University of Saskatchewan, Chris Willenborg - University of Saskatchewan
2014 2015 Agronomy Research, Insects Improved Integrated Crop Management with Beneficial Insects Julie Soroka - AAFC (Saskatoon)
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
2014 2017 Canola Oil, Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Effects of Oleic Acid Enriched and Regular Canola Oil on Body Composition and Lipid Metabolism in Participants with Metabolic Syndrome (COMIT II) Dr. Peter J Jones - University of Manitoba, Dr. Todd C. Rideout - University of Buffalo USA, Dr. David Jenkins - University of Toronto, Dr. Benoit Lamarche - Laval University, Drs. Penny-Kris-Etherton and Sheila West - University of Pennsylvania State
2014 2015 Agronomic Practices Determining Best Practices for Summer Storage of Canola in Western Canada Joy Agnew - Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute, Les Hill - PAMI, Bryan Lung - PAMI
2013 2017 Agronomic Practices, Agronomy Research Variable N Fertility Management of Canola at the Field Scale, Based on Analysis of Yield Maps and Spatial and Statistical Variability of Soil Test N and P Dr. Alan Moulin - AAFC (Brandon), Dr. Mohammad Khakbazan - AAFC (Brandon), Rejean Picard - Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives, Steve Sager - AAFC (Morden), Don Cruickshank - Deerwood Soil and Water Management Association, Ken Coles - Farming Smarter, Dr. Stu Brandt - Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation
2013 2018 Animal Health Benefits of Canola Products Maximizing Use of Canola Meal in Dairy Diets Helene Lapierre - AAFC (Sherbrooke) , Daniel Ouellet - AAFC in Sherbrook, Quebec, Antonio Faciola - University of Nevada, Tim Mutsvangwa - University of Saskatchewan, Glen Broderick - University of Wisonsin Madison, Kenneth Kalscheur - South Dakota State University and Peter Robinson - Cloverdale Dairy, California