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University of Alberta canola breeder Habibur Rahman has been working on double resistance 
for more than a decade.

Double-resistant canola variety now available

But the first variety with ‘multigenic’ resistance is not a silver bullet, experts warn

A new hybrid canola cultivar that offers double resistance to clubroot has been registered and is now available to farmers. Proven Seed PV 580 GC was developed by University of Alberta canola breeder Habibur Rahman and Crop Production Services (CPS). It carries a resistance gene from Mendel, a European winter canola cultivar, and a second […] Read more