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AAC Cameron VB Added to Warburtons IP Program

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Oct 30, '17

The new CWRS from CANTERRA SEEDS has been added to Warburtons IP Program for the 2018 growing season on a market development basis.

AAC Cameron VB is a new, high yielding CWRS with resistance to the orange blossom wheat midge. It is higher yielding than Unity VB, with a significantly better lodging resistance. It has also been shown to have the lowest levels of FHB among CWRS vareities tested by Manitoba Agriculture. 

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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

Midge Tolerant Wheat Investment Pays Off

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jan 3, '17

Midge Tolerant Wheat is an innovation with a great return on investment. This finding comes from a cost-benefit analysis report prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). According to program evaluation experts, Ference and Company, the net benefits of the Midge Tolerant Wheat innovation is approximately $456 million. 

 

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Tags: Wheat, Research & Development, Pests

new Winter Wheat Rated R to FHB

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jul 22, '14

CANTERRA SEEDS recently announced that much anticipated launch of AC™ Emerson will occur in the fall of 2014, when Certified seed supplies are sufficient for a broad-scale introduction. The CWRW milling wheat has quickly gained notoriety as the first wheat of any class to be rated resistant to fusarium head blight (FHB), and is expected to be a game changer product for areas with high FHB pressure.

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[Infographic] Winter wheat showdown: CDC Falcon vs AC Emerson

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jul 4, '14

In this infographic we break down how CANTERRA SEEDS' AC™ Emerson winter wheat stacks up against CDC Falcon on a variety fungal diseases. See the results for yourself below.

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How to Choose a Varietal Blend

Posted by CANTERRA SEEDS on Jun 11, '14

Do you know that the VB behind varieties such as AC™ Conquer VB and Goodeve VB stands for varietal blend? This indicates to a farmer the seed he is buying contains 10% of a blended variety, which is a susceptible midge refuge. The refuge is very important to make sure the midge have something else to feed off of, so there is no breakdown in the midge tolerance gene in the variety.

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