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

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

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 nutrient management

Categories: Canola; Fertility  ECODA project number: B.5 Principal investigator: Bao-Luo Ma Executive summary Field experiments were conducted across Eastern Canada to investigate the growth, yield and quality traits of canola crop to preplant and sidedress application of nitrogen (N) fertilizer … Continued