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Pheromone found for trapping canola flower midge

Science Edition: Integrated Pest Management
KEY RESULT: Researchers identified a sex pheromone used by female canola flower midge. The sex pheromone can be produced synthetically and is highly attractive to males in the field. This identification will facilitate development of a pheromone-based monitoring system for C. brassicola. PROJECT TITLE, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: “Development of a pheromone-based monitoring system for a newly...
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The Canola Organizations

Canada’s canola industry is represented by these organizations: provincial grower associations, the Canola Council of Canada and the Canadian Canola Growers Association.

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The strategic plan – half time update

The Canadian canola industry’s Keep It Coming strategic plan, which set the goal of achieving an average yield of 52 bu./ac. to meet global market demand of 26 million tonnes by 2025, is at the halfway point.

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Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights - Tips and tools from the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team
CCC agronomy specialist Justine Cornelsen was the lead organizer for Canola Discovery Forum 2019, which was in Winnipeg in November. The event theme focused on the integrated pest management (IPM) pillar from the CCC’s strategic plan. The pillar goal is to gain 2 bu./ac. from improved pest management by the year 2025. The following are...
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Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights - Tips and tools from the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team
Why does seed survival matter? Immediate return on your seed investment is one big reason. If you spend $60 per acre on seed, the difference between 50 per cent and 75 per cent emergence could be $15 per acre or more. But that is only the beginning. Yield potential and predictability drops off with a...
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