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)
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
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
2017 2022 Diseases Monitoring the Race Dynamics of Leptosphaeria maculans for Effective Deployment and Rotation of Resistance Genes for Sustainable Management of Blackleg of Canola in Western Canada Gary Peng - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Saskatoon), Fengqun Yu - AAFC (Saskatoon)
2013 2016 Diseases Getting One Step Closer to Sclerotinia Control Through Cultivar Resistance and Biological Applications Dilantha Fernando - University of Manitoba, Teresa de Kievit - University of Manitoba, Mark Belmonte - University of Manitoba
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 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? David M. Mutch - University of Guelph, Peter J. Jones - University of Manitoba
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
2013 2017 Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Canola Oil Multi-Centre Intervention Trial (COMIT) Dr. Peter Jones - University of Manitoba, Dr. David Jenkins - University of Toronto, Dr. Benoît Lamarche - Laval University, Drs. Penny-Kris-Etherton and Sheila West - Penn State
2013 2018 Human Health Benefits of Canola Products Canola Oil Enriched Mediterranean Weight Loss Diet in Type 2 Diabetes Drs. David JA Jenkins and Cyril Kendall - University of Toronto, Peter J Jones - University of Manitoba Cyril WC Kendall - University of Toronto Benoît Lamarche - Laval University
2016 2020 Insects Surveillance Networks for Beneficial Insects: Can Natural Habitats Serve as Insect Reservoirs, and Do They Contribute to Canola Yield? Jessamyn Manson - University of Alberta, Paul Galpern - University of Calgary, Andony Melathopoulos - University of Calgary, Monica Kohler - Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute, Gregory Sekulic - Canola Council of Canada