Our variety trial work focuses on understanding the influence of genetic and environmental factors on the performance of new crop varieties. We have extensive expertise planning, executing and reporting trials for cereals, canola, soybeans and pulses, as well as specialty crops including garlic and buckwheat.
Understanding how agricultural products perform under real-world conditions is crucial to ensuring their commercial success. We conduct efficacy testing for herbicides, fertilizers, fungicides, seed treatments and plant growth regulators on a wide variety of crops.
Using misting systems and controlled inoculation, we can create and maintain conditions of consistent disease stress to evaluate the tolerance of different crops to infection. Target diseases include leaf rust, stem rust and fusarium for wheat, crown rust, stem rust and fusarium for oats, and sclerotinia and blackleg for canola.
Typically, agronomic research projects require testing at multiple sites to generate reliable findings. Utilizing our network of trusted collaborators across Canada and the Northern US, we can deliver comprehensive research programs spanning multiple soil and environmental regions.