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2004
2003
2002
2001

Completed Research

2001
1999/2000
1997/1998
1995/1996
1993/1994
1991/1992
1990
1987/1988
1985

To access more in-depth reports of each research project, click on the highlighted project number links. This section is continually updated as new information becomes available.

Research Completed: 1990

1990-01
Management of take-all root rot of wheat.
C. C. Bernier, University of Manitoba, 1990-1992, $90,000

1990-02
Development of loose smut resistant durum wheat cultivars.
Dr. R. M. DePauw, AAFC, Swift Current, 1990-1993, $104,000

1990-03
Enhancement of freezing tolerance in winter cereals.
L. V. Gusta, University of Saskatchewan, 1990-1992, $142,731

1990-04
Disease resistance sources in barley.
B. L. Harvey, University of Saskatchewan, 1990-1992, $71,890

1990-05
Development of natural resistance to grasshoppers in cereal crops.
Dr. C. F. Hinks, AAFC, Saskatoon, 1990-1992, $132,000

1990-06
Host resistance to flea beetles attacking canola.
R. J. Lamb and P. Pachogounder, AAFC, Winnipeg, 1990-1992, $70,000

1990-07
Crop improvement of flax by genetic engineering.
A. G. McHughen, University of Saskatchewan, 1990-1992, $48,000

1990-08
Inheritance of resistance of Brassica spp. to L. maculans.
Dr. S. R. Rimmer, University of Manitoba, 1990-1992, $117,000

1990-09
Using biotechnology to identify avirulence genes in cereal rusts.
R. Rohringer, AAFC, Winnipeg, 1990-1992, $146,000

1990-10
Biological control of the Russian wheat aphid.
Dr. Dickey Sick-Ki Yu, AAFC, Lethbridge, 1990-1992, $109,500

1990-11
Bromegrass-alfalfa mixtures for sustained stand productivity.
Dr. S. Wright, AAFC, Saskatoon, 1990-1993, $120,000

1990-12
Patent research project.
Betty Vankoughnett, POS, Saskatoon, 1990-1991, $20,000

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Research Completed: 1988

1988-01
Screening techniques for barley genotypes resistant to common root rot
Dr. K. L. Bailey, AAFC, Saskatoon, 1988-1991, $88,700

1988-02
Wheat improvement through anther and tissue culture.
A. L. Brule-Babel and C. C. Chu, University of Manitoba, 1988-1991, $105,000

1988-03
Biology of the brown wheat midge.
Dr. J. R. Byers, AAFC, Lethbridge, 1988-1990, $36,000

1988-04
Enhancement of canola sulfur nutrition by rhizobacteria.
Dr. J. J. Germida, University of Saskatchewan, 1988-1991, $106,480

1988-05
Impact of mite-transmitted viruses on wheat cultivars and breeding lines.
Dr. C. Hiruki, University of Alberta, 1988-1991, $92,200

1988-06
Green seeds in spring canola – impact of frost tolerance in degreening.
Dr. A. Johnson-Flanagan, University of Alberta, 1988-1991, $75,000

1988-07
Toadflax – study of reproductive strategies.
J. R. King, University of Alberta, 1988-1991, $65,000

1988-08
Benefit/cost of canola research.
Dr. J. A. MacMillan, and Dr. R. M. A. Lyons, University of Manitoba, 1988-1989, $20,000

1988-09
Effect of fungal contaminated grain and their mycotoxins on livestock performance II.
R. R. Marquardt, University of Manitoba, 1988-1991, $75,000

1988-10
Canola protein concentrates in salmonid diets.
Dr. Sandra M. McCurdy, POS Pilot Plant, Saskatoon, 1988-1989, $21,000

1988-11
Development of a more relevant laboratory test for soil phosphorus.
Dr. R. I. H. McKenzie, Alberta Agriculture, Lethbridge, 1988-1990, $40,000

1988-12
Hybrid canola cultivars for western Canada II.
Dr. P. B. McVetty, University of Manitoba, 1988-1991, $150,000

1988-13
Management of lentil diseases in western Canada.
Prof. R. A. A. Morrall, University of Saskatchewan, 1988-1991, $90,000

1988-14
Improving local markets for western grains by defining optimum utility and value in swine diets.
Dr. J. F.Patience, University of Saskatchewan, 1988-1989, $15,000

1988-15
Development of canola quality mustard.
Rakow, Hutcheson & Downey, AAFC, Saskatoon, 1988-1991 $167,353

1988-16
Effect of crop production on seed quality and grain yield.
Prof. E. H. Stobbe, University of Manitoba 1988-1991, $90,000

1988-17
Use of microspore culture techniques to develop superior lines of Brassica napus. Dr. G. Stringam, University of Alberta, 1988-1991, $90,000

1988-18
Fusarium head blight: the epidemiology and potential for its control.
Dr. A. Tekauz, AAFC, Winnipeg 1988-1991, $142,700

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Research Completed: 1987

1987-01
Integrated measures for the control of take-all root rot of winter wheat.
C. C. Bernier and A.V. Sturz, University of Manitoba, 1987-1990, $150,000

1987-02
Screening 6 row barley genotypes for rapid germination and seeding growth at low temperature.
Dr. K. G. Briggs, University of Alberta, 1987-1989, $60,000

1987-03
Evaluation of high milling and baking quality spring wheats for the northern regions.
Philip Clarke, AAFC, Beaverlodge, 1987-1990, $99,000

1987-04
The development of frost resistance in plants.
L. Gusta, University of Saskatchewan, 1987-1990, $140,000

1987-05
The epidemiology of septoria diseases of wheat.
H. Hughes and G. R. Harding, University of Saskatchewan, 1987-1990, $143,990

1987-06
Biological control of cutworms using bacillus thuringiensis toxins cloned into wheat associated bacteria.
M. F. Hynes and J. F. Byers, AAFC, Lethbridge, 1987-1990, $45,000

1987-07
Composting crop residues for soil conservation and nutrient supply.
W. B. McGill, M. Nyborg, and S. Pawluk, University of Alberta, 1987-1990, $75,000

1987-08
Flax improvement through genetic engineering.
A. G. McHughen, University of Saskatchewan, 1987-1990, $150,000

1987-09
Spray deposit evaluation in standing stubble.
Rogers Engineering Inc., Saskatoon, 1987-1988, $22,640

1987-10
Two-row barley disease resistance for western Canada.
B. G. Rossnagel and B. L. Harvey, University of Saskatchewan, 1987-1990, $180,000

1987-11
Improving herbicide efficiency on quackgrass and other perennial weeds which have dormant buds using plant growth regulators.
John S. Taylor and K. Neil Harker, AAFC, Lacombe, 1987-1990, $90,000

1987-12
Enhancement of herbicide uptake with additives.
W. H. Vanden Born, University of Alberta, 1987-1989, $48,600

1987-13
A study of factors responsible for herbicide carryover and its influence on subsequent crops.
Glenn Ross and Barrie Webster, University of Manitoba, 1987-1989, $110,000

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Research Completed: 1985

1985-01
Effect of frost damage on preharvest sprouting on the feeding value of barley for livestock.
Dr. F. Aherne, University of Alberta, 1985-1986, $85,000

1985-02
Management systems for high yields in cereals.
H. Austenson, University of Saskatchewan, 1985-1988, $139,500

1985-03
Oilseed and forage crops for reclamation of saline seeps.
G. J. Beke, AAFC, Lethbridge, 1985-1988, $153,000

1985-04
Agronomic evaluation of early maturing, high yielding canola for Western Canada.
Dr. K. G. Briggs, University of Alberta, 1985-1988, $155,000

1985-05
Evaluation of early maturing, high yielding wheats bred specifically for the Parkland area of Western Canada.
Dr. K. G. Briggs, University of Alberta, 1985-1987, $91,900

1985-06
Effect of herbicides on symbiotic nitrogen fixation in pulse crops.
Dr. J. J. Germida, University of Saskatchewan, 1985-1988, $165,000

1985-07
Characterization of the agent causing wheat spot mosaic disease in Alberta.
Dr. C. Hiruki, University of Alberta, 1985-1988, $84,000

1985-08
Recovery of biologically fixed nitrogen in grain legume residue by wheat and its contribution to the soil organic nitrogen pool.
H. H. Janzen, AAFC Lethbridge, 1985-1988, $39,750

1985-09
Enhancement of Nitrogen fertilizer efficiency in winter wheat by point injection.
C. W. Lindwall, and H. H. Janzen, AAFC, Lethbridge, 1985-1988, $109,000

1985-10
The effect of fungal contaminated grain and their mycotoxins on the performance of domestic livestock.
Dr. R. R. Marquardt, University of Manitoba, 1985-1988, $69,750

1985-11
Control of ascochyta blight of lentils.
Dr. R. Morrall, University of Saskatchewan, 1985-1988, $103,810

1985-12
The subtoxic effects of herbicide residues on the growth and development of selected crops.
I. N. Morrison and Dr. G. Marshall, University of Manitoba, 1985-1989, $181,600

1985-13
The effect of copper on stem melanosis of Park wheat.
Dr. L. J. Piening, S. S. Malhi and D. J. MacPherson, AAFC Lacombe, 1985-1986, $31,000

1985-14
The effect of beta glucans in barley on the performance of swine.
Dr. P. Thacker, University of Saskatchewan, 1985-1987, $51,450

1985-15
A backcrossing program for improvement of spring and winter wheat.
J. B. Thomas, AAFC, Lethbridge, 1985-1988, $81,000

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