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Nitrogen supply from belowground residues of lentil and wheat to a subsequent wheat crop
Lentil (Lens culinaris) plants can form an association with rhizobia and thereby biologically fix much of the nitrogen (N) required for their growth. This not only reduces the need for expensive N fertilizer when the lentil ...
Pulse crop breeding update
The pulse crop breeders at the Crop Development Centre (CDC)/Department of Plant Sciences are developing improved cultivars of lentil, field pea, chickpea, dry bean and faba bean for producers in western Canada. General ...
Research with TOUGH 600 EC. Improving control of kochia, wild mustard and v. canola in chickpea, lentil and field pea.
In chickpeas (Cicer arietinum) and lentils (Lens culinaris), including Clearfield® varieties, in-crop broadleaf weed control relies on group 2 (ALS inhibiting) and group 5 (Photosystem II inhibiting) herbicides. Kochia ...
Improved Management of Pea Aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) on lentil (Lens culinaris ) and faba bean (Vicia faba) in Saskatchewan
In pulse crops, aphids can result in both direct damage from feeding and indirect damage through transmission of viruses such as Pea Seed-borne Mosaic Virus (PSbMV). This project will develop an economic threshold for pea ...