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Determining the race structure of Leptosphaeria maculans in western Canada
Each year blackleg disease of canola (Brassica napus L.), caused by Leptosphaeria maculans (Desmaz.) Ces. & De Not., is responsible for significant yield loss of Brassica napus L., oilseed rape and canola worldwide. In ...
Greenhouse gas management in agriculture
Agriculture and groundwater
Optimizing nitrogen rates in Camelina sativa
Camelina is a new oilseed crop to western Canada with potential applications in cosmetics, human nutrition, and biofuel. Nitrogen recommendations for camelina production in Western Canada aren’t available. Field studies ...
Irrigation water management
Nitrogen fixation and isotope composition of native and tame forage plants
A plant mixture of alfalfa, purple prairie clover and 7 natives grass species: western wheatgrass, northern wheatgrass, awned wheatgrass, Canada wildrye, green needle grass, little bluestem and blue grama was established ...
The effects of potassium and chloride nutrition on seed yield of canaryseed
The year to year variability of grain yield in canaryseed has been a major concern among canaryseed growers. An experiment was conducted to determine the responsiveness of canaryseed seed yield to potassium (K) and chloride ...
Screening for salt tolerance in native and exotic shrub willow
(University of Saskatchewan, 2010-03-31)
Dryland salinity is a significant agronomic problem across the Canadian prairies, with an estimated four million hectares of salt-affected land. The potential exists to make better use of saline marginal lands by developing ...