A new canola variety has shown some promising resistance to a new strain of clubroot that was found near Edmonton in 2013 and has since spread to nearly 30 fields. But it won’t offer true resistance, says Steven Strelkov, a plant pathologist from the University of Alberta, though it is a step in the right direction.
Two student scientists from the U of A were announced as winners of the R.O. Ball Young Scientist award at the recent 2015 Banff Pork Seminar.
Weed scientist Linda Hall of the University of Alberta gives advice to producers on weed control for their crops.