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Publication Type: Fact Sheet Tags: oil and seed crops

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January 1, 2019

Description

This annual fact sheet contains information on pulse crop variety performance in Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics and disease resistance information are provided for varieties of field pea, chickpea, lentil, fababean, dry bean and soybean.


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December 1, 2016

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Corianderis an annual herb with a distinctive sweet citrus/mint/musty aroma that has been valued over the centuries. Green coriander has been called the most commonly used flavouring in the world due to its usage across the Middle East into all of southern Asia as well as in most parts of Latin...


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December 1, 2016

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Caraway is native to Europe, western Asia and northern Africa where people have used it as a spice for thousands of years. This fact sheet provides an overview of the properties and uses of caraway. Other topics covered include: growing caraway, including tips on seeding, fertilization, harvest...


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September 1, 2015

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This fact sheet contains current information about clubroot in canola and describes options for Canadian canola growers to prevent this disease from being introduced and becoming well established in their fields. Clubroot disease is a serious concern in Alberta. Understanding the disease cycle,...


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January 1, 2014

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Many economic thresholds for insects attacking oilseed crops currently in use are nominal (i.e. unsupported by research). Some economic thresholds have been developed for major pests attacking crops in Western Canada. The following data have been compiled from various sources, including the...


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June 1, 2013

Description

Faba bean production in Alberta has been increasing due to new marketing opportunities, the availability of new varieties and the need for new pulse crops in rotations. Recent small plot research trials, conducted in south and central Alberta, have reported faba bean yields up to 10,575 kg ha-1...


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April 1, 2013

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Winter pea and winter lentil can be profitable options to include in southern Alberta crop rotations. When grown in the appropriate area using the proper variety and agronomic practices, winter pea and lentil can yield up to 39 per cent more than spring types, making it an agronomically and...


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February 1, 2013

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Producers can benefit from using inoculant with beans. However, to reach the full yield potential, additional nitrogen fertilizer is recommended on fields that have less than 80 to 90 lb N/ac in the 0 to 12 inch (0 - 30 cm) depth of soil. A nitrogen fertilizer recommendation chart has been...


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February 1, 2013

Description

This Agdex fact sheet contains fertilizer management information and recommendations for irrigated grain and oilseed crops based on recent field research conducted by the Agronomy Section of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. See the topic list below.


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December 1, 2011

Description

Using good irrigation strategies with dry bean can mean a healthy crop with high yield and quality potential. In addition to ensuring that the dry bean crop is well-fertilized and well-protected from pests, growers are encouraged to properly manage irrigation by regularly monitoring soil water to...