Behind The Seeds | CANTERRA SEEDS

Blackleg Labelling: An Intro to the New System

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Nov 1, '17

Recently, growers in Western Canada may have been noticing an increased incidence of blackleg appearing in their canola crops, even in varieties with an “R” rating. It is believed that some blackleg resistance genes are losing their effectiveness on the Prairies.

To help growers manage blackleg and reduce their risk for the disease, a new model has been developed to classify blackleg resistance. The new model is composed of two parts:

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Tags: Canola, Disease

The Hidden Costs of Clubroot

Posted by Shaan Tsai on Oct 23, '17

The costs of managing the disease may be higher than you think.

Clubroot is top of mind for many growers these days, as the disease has recently been discovered in new areas including High Prairie, the Peace River Region of Alberta, and northwest of North Battleford. Prior to these discoveries, clubroot was mostly concentrated in north-central Alberta and parts of Manitoba. The footprint has steadily been spreading through the canola growing regions of Western Canada.

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Tags: Canola, Disease

New Research Sheds Light on FHB Resistance Levels of AAC Cameron VB

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 10, '17

The importance of comparing pre- and post-registration data for disease ratings. 

New research by Manitoba Agriculture shows FHB levels for AAC Cameron VB are the lowest among all the CWRS varieties tested.

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Tags: Wheat, Results, Disease

What can you do to prevent Goss Wilt?

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Oct 5, '16

Goss's Wilt is showing up in Manitoba and Alberta. What can you do to stop the disease on your farm?

Goss’s Wilt is a bacterial disease in corn, caused by the bacterium, Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. Nebraskensis (CMN). It was first found in Nebraska in 1969, and has since spread across the corn-growing regions of the US. In the last decade, the disease has arrived in Canada.

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Tags: Disease, Corn

CS2000 Brings New Clubroot Resistance to Farmers

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 21, '15

Earlier today, CANTERRA SEEDS officially launched CS2000, a new clubroot resistant hybrid. While there are a number of clubroot resistant hybrids currently on the market, CS2000 offers something completely new for growers.

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Tags: Canola, Disease