Estimated acreage and percentage

Estimated percentage of HT and conventional canola

Estimated acreage and percentage of HT and conventional canola in Canada

Updated December 3, 2010

Source: Provincial databases, seed company information, surveys and Statistics Canada.

Year     

Total Acres Harvested
Total Production
Roundup Ready Liberty (transgenic;
Clearfield (not trangenic;
Conventional

(000) (000 tonnes) (transgenic; herbicide tolerant)
herbicide tolerant) herbicide tolerant)
            

% of acres
1995     13,200 6,436 0 0 0 100
1996     8,800 5,056 1 3 6 90
1997     12,000 6,266 4 8 14 74
1998     13,500 7,588 23 12 16 49
1999     13,700 8,798 35 18 18 29
2000     11,995 7,086 40 15 25 20
2001     9,601 5,062 45 16 20 19
2002     7,060 3,577 43 21 20 16
2003     11,600 6,669 48 22 19 12
2004     12,200 7,728 45 30 18 7
2005     12,980 9,660 45 34 14 7
2006     12,946 9,100 44 40 11 5
2007     15,511 9,529 47 41 11 2
2008     16,048 12,643 45 41 13 1
2009     15,755 12,417 51 40 7 1
2010     16,097 11,866 47 46 6 1

*Numbers may be slightly off due to rounding.