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6 results found for: "McLelland, Murray"

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July 5, 2018

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Describes the advantages and disadvantages of growing fall rye, which is a productive cereal grain crop under conditions of low temperature, low fertility and drought.


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May 1, 2018

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Winter wheat production has historically been concentrated in southern Alberta. In fact, winter wheat was the primary wheat crop in southern Alberta until the development of Marquis red spring wheat.


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October 1, 2008

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Grains reach maturity several days before harvest. To prevent spoilage, harvesting is normally delayed to allow the grain drying time in the field. If barley could be harvested when it reached maturity, rather than having to let it dry in the field, then harvests could be completed earlier with...


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April 1, 2008

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Canadian hard red and durum wheats have long been recognized as premium quality grains by the milling and pasta industries. This quality is due primarily to the protein component of the grain. The protein premiums offered on these classes of wheat show how each increase in protein level leads to...


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April 1, 2001

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Triticale (X Triticosecale Wittmack) is a man-made crop developed by crossing wheat (Triticum turgidum or Triticum aestivum) with rye (Secale cereale). Early attempts to cross wheat and rye produced only sterile offspring. It was not until the 1930s that techniques were available to produce...


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November 1, 1999

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Hulless barley is a specialty crop that can generate price premiums when marketed, but to do so, it must be harvested properly. Little research information is available about harvesting hulless barley. What is known comes from several years of experience gained with the crop by farmers,...