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New canola variety offers middle-of-the-road protection against new strain of clubroot

A new canola variety from Canterra Seeds with ‘intermediate resistance’ to a new 
strain of clubroot will be available in limited amounts this growing season

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 a plant pathologist from the University of Alberta. “This variety had very, very strong resistance to the pathotypes […] Read more