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science-O-rama

March 21 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join Murray Hartman and friends for a day of research updates on projects funded by Alberta Canola and its partners.

Wednesday, March 21  at the Holiday Inn & Suites Edmonton Airport – Conference Centre – Nisku

Speakers and topics:

Resistance genes to ‘new’ virulent populations of clubroot were lost from donor Brassica rapa parent ECD 04 during doubled haploid production
Dr. Rudolph Fredua-Agyeman, Research Scientist – Alberta Agriculture & Forestry

Verticillium stripe in Alberta
Dr. Sheau-Fang Hwang, Research Scientist – Alberta Agriculture & Forestry

Update on new virulent strains of clubroot, differentiation and genetic studies
Dr. Stephen Strelkov, Professor – University of Alberta

Blackleg resistance, variety resistance groups and a new stubble test to help manage blackleg on the farm
Dr. Nick Larkan, Research Scientist – Armatus Genetics Inc.

Straight combining canola research
Nathan Gregg, Project Manager – Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute

Weather based real time crop insect pest monitoring and prediction in Alberta
Daniel Itenfisu, Drought Modeler – Alberta Agriculture & Forestry

Pollinator effects on canola yield compensation under sub-optimal conditions
George Adamidis, Postdoctoral Associate – University of Calgary

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Date:
March 21
Time:
8:30 am - 3:30 pm