Long-term Plan

November 1, 2013

Consistent and Environmentally Sound Canola Production

Principle investigator: Robert Blackshaw, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB

Collaborators: Neil Harker, Hector Carcamo, Newton Lupwayi, Xiying Hao, Elwin Smith, John O’Donovan, Kelly Turkington, Eric Johnson, and Kevin Falk

Published: “Blackshaw, R.E., X. Hao, R. N. Brandt, G. W. Clayton, K. N. Harker, J. T. O’Donovan, E. N. Johnson, and C. L. Vera. 2011. Canola response to ESN and urea in a four-year no-till cropping system. Agronomy Journal 103:92-99.”

“Li, C., X. Hao, R. E. Blackshaw, J. T. O’Donovan, K. N. Harker, and G. W. Clayton. 2012. Nitrous oxide emissions in response to ESN and urea, herbicide management, and canola cultivar in a no-till cropping system. Soil and Tillage Research 118:97-106.”

This project continued or completed previously initiated research studies with the goal of generating recommendations on best management practices for economic and environmentally sustainable canola production.

Robert Blackshaw with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) led the multistudy project. The specific studies were: a canola rotation study led by Neil Harker with AAFC in Lacombe, AB; a nitrogen study (see report 3.2.3 in this issue) led by Robert Blackshaw; an input study led by Eric Johnson with AAFC in Scott, SK; and an Ethiopian mustard breeding program led by Kevin

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