Verticillium stripe | Researching a new canola disease threat

Impact of verticillium stripe on canola Verticillium stripe has garnered more attention recently, potentially due to favourable conditions for disease development. This attention has also identified an information gap on the disease and its impact on Western Canadian canola crops. Verticillium stripe, which affects Brassica plants, has led to devastating crop losses in Europe, but…

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The research behind recommended canola production practices

Certain agronomy practices can improve the chance of sustainably producing a profitable high-quality crop with reduced production risk. Based on the best research findings available, here are some of the key influential studies which support key practices recommended for Canadian canola farmers.  Target 5 to 8 plants per square foot to balance seed yield potential…

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Research funders – What are CARP and CAP?

All research projects are collaborative efforts. From the time and effort of a co-investigator, to the agreement to use field sites in other provinces, to the funder bodies that provide the financial support to pay for the plots, equipment rentals or laboratory analysis, completed research is the result of a network working together successfully. Agronomic…

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