Research

Research

Reducing the Wireworm Threat

As a national wireworm research project wraps, growers have more ways to control the pest. When Christine Noronha first started researching wireworms more than a...

Latest Manitoba Potato Research Showcased at Field Day

The Canada-Manitoba Crop Diversification Field Day (CMCDC) in Carberry, Man. on Aug. 9 showcased the latest research the CMCDC and MHPEC Inc. teams are up...

Improvements are Around the Corner for Blight Resistant Potato

Researchers at the Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, have created PiperPlus 1.0, a late blight resistant Maris Piper potato. Genetic technology has benefited the environment, economy and...

Have Public Opinions on Gene-Edited Foods Changed?

CRISPR and other gene-editing technologies have changed the game for plant researchers and developers as they prepare to bring hundreds of potentially new products...

Testing Potato Quality Without Cutting Spuds Open

A new research project at Lethbridge College is using near-infrared (NIR) hyperspectral imaging technology to test potato quality without having to cut tubers open,...

New Potato Processing Technique Makes for Healthier Spuds

A new potato processing technique has shown to slow down digestion of potato starch making for healthier spuds, a June 14 news release said....

Reducing the Wireworm Threat

As a national wireworm research project wraps, growers have more ways to control the pest. When Christine Noronha first started researching wireworms more than a...

Latest Manitoba Potato Research Showcased at Field Day

The Canada-Manitoba Crop Diversification Field Day (CMCDC) in Carberry, Man. on Aug. 9 showcased the latest research the CMCDC and MHPEC Inc. teams are up...

Improvements are Around the Corner for Blight Resistant Potato

Researchers at the Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, have created PiperPlus 1.0, a late blight resistant Maris Piper potato. Genetic technology has benefited the environment, economy and...

Have Public Opinions on Gene-Edited Foods Changed?

CRISPR and other gene-editing technologies have changed the game for plant researchers and developers as they prepare to bring hundreds of potentially new products...

Testing Potato Quality Without Cutting Spuds Open

A new research project at Lethbridge College is using near-infrared (NIR) hyperspectral imaging technology to test potato quality without having to cut tubers open,...

New Potato Processing Technique Makes for Healthier Spuds

A new potato processing technique has shown to slow down digestion of potato starch making for healthier spuds, a June 14 news release said....