Crop rotation with potatoes (Quebec)

ECODA project number: Oilseeds East Activity 17 Objectives: Evaluate the integration of canola in a potato cropping system and measure the benefits and/or negative impacts during the potato year. Compare rotation system including canola with conventional and new potato cropping … Continued


Volunteer canola control

ECODA project number: Oilseeds East Activity 18 Objectives: Determine if there are herbicide tank mix combinations that will control volunteer Roundup Ready (RR) canola in a crop of RR corn. Determine if there are herbicide tank mix combinations that will … Continued


Winter canola rates/dates trial

ECODA project number: Oilseeds East Activity 19 Objectives: Test varieties/genotypes at sites across eastern Canada. Identify combination of varieties and optimum fertilization for specific locations Assess the suitability of winter-seeded spring-type canola for eastern Ontario. Investigate winter survival and the yield … Continued


Improving oil quality of Eastern Canadian canola

ECODA project number: B.2.5, B.2.6 and B.2.7 Principal investigator: Hugh J. Earl Executive Summary Elevated levels of free fatty acids (FFAs) in the seed has historically been the most important quality defect threatening marketability of the Ontario canola crop. Accordingly, variety … Continued


Crop rotation with new potatoes (Quebec)

ECODA project number: Agri-Innovation Program, Oilseeds East Activity 16 Principal investigator: TBD, Progest 2001 Executive Summary Evaluate the integration of canola in a potato cropping system and measure the benefits and/or negative impacts during the potato year. Compare rotation system … Continued


Canola nutrient management

ECODA project number: Agri-Innovation Program, Oilseeds East Activity 14 Objectives: Identify nutrient deficiency through plant and soil determinations with consideration of genotype-by-environment-by-management interactions for improved nutrient use efficiency (NUE) and canola crop productivity. Determine a threshold level of micronutrient deficiency … Continued


Canola general agronomy

ECODA project number: B.6 Principal investigator: Claude Caldwell Executive summary Field experiments were conducted at several sites in Eastern Canada to evaluate the effects of certain agronomic practices on canola production. Sub-activity B.6.2: 2011-12 Spring canola seeding date X seeding … Continued


Canola and microbial signals

ECODA project number: Agri-Innovation Program, Oilseeds East Activity 9 Objectives: The general objective of the proposed work is to improve our understanding of the ability of plant-to-microbe signals to enhance the growth and productivity of canola. The specific objectives are: Better under … Continued