Fertilizer Product and placement

November 1, 2013

Improving Nutrient Management in Canola and Canola-Based Cropping Systems

Principal investigator: Cynthia Grant, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Brandon, MB

Funded collaborators: Sukhdev. S. Mahli, Brian Beres, Denis Pageau, Jean Lafond

Non-funded collaborators: Jeff Schoenau, Fran Walley, John Heard, Don Flaten, Tarlok S. Sahota, Brian Hellegards, Laryssa Grenkow

Canola stand density can be significantly reduced when seed-placed phosphate and sulphur fertilizers are used in combination, with sulphur being particularly damaging.

Cynthia Grant with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) led this broad study, using field, growth chamber and laboratory trials in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec to evaluate improved practices for sulphur (S), phosphate (P) and nitrogen (N) management in canola.

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