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From high herbicide/no tillage to no herbicide/high tillage: how do crops respond?
In general, zero-till systems resulted in higher yields and yields declined as the intensity of tillage was increased. The High Herbicide/Zero Tillage system always resulted in the highest yield. The Medium Herbicide/Zero ...
Crop Sequence Influence on Fusarium Head Blight from Wheat and Barley
On the Canadian prairies, Fusarium head blight (FHB) mitigation requires an integrated pest management approach. The lack of highly resistant varieties and the limited effectiveness of fungicide make managing the disease ...
Reaching 52bu/ac of Canola by 2025
The canola industry goal set by the Canola Council of Canada is to reach an average production level of 52 bu/ac by the year 2025. The pillars to reach this target include Genetic Improvements, and improved management of ...
Integrated management approaches for controlling lesser clover leaf weevils in red clover for seed production.
Single-cut red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) is an important forage seed crop in Western Canada due to its winter hardiness and economical value. However, infestation of lesser clover leaf weevil (LCLW) (Hypera nigrirostris ...
The role of biopesticides in sustainable agriculture