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Views: 308
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March 1, 2018

Description

This study provides information and some economic analysis for Alberta’s wheat producers regarding the considerations for the type of seed they chose to plant. The information focuses on a cost comparison between saving seed for planting versus purchasing certified seed. A direct cost comparison...


Views: 249
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December 21, 2016

Description

Seed testing is done to assess seedlot attributes and determine overall quality and value for seedling production and storage. Seed testing standards are based on scientific evidence and provide set procedures for facilities to conduct tests in a uniform manner and ensure comparable results for...


Views: 219
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October 11, 2016

Description

The purpose of this directive is to enhance the deployment of improved seed from approved Alberta breeding programs referred to as Controlled Parentage Programs (CPP) used for reforestation activities on timber dispositions. Seed with known and selected parentage offers advantages of having been...


Views: 37
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February 1, 2014

Description

Land owners and occupiers are responsible for controlling noxious weeds and destroying prohibited noxious weeds under the Alberta Weed Control Act. Listed plants in the Act cause problems for the environment, health or economy. Know your responsibilities under the Act. Regardless of where plants...


Views: 42
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May 1, 2013

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This report investigates the need for a seed zone map specifically adapted to shrub species. The objectives were to: 1) review literature on life history characteristics of commonly used shrubs and compare these characteristics to white spruce, one of the primary species for which seed zones in...


Views: 60
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May 1, 2011

Description

Irrigation farmers strive for optimum crop production. The timeliness of seeding is one of the most important agronomic practices for achieving high yields of cereal and oilseed crops under irrigation. As well, increased seeding rates can be useful for ensuring higher yields under irrigated...


Views: 122
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March 1, 2008

Description

Treated seed should be planted within the same year of treatment to ensure optimal germination. Excess seed can be double-planted around field edges. Treated seed can also be planted on land designated for pasture or silage. It should be thoroughly incorporated at the time of seeding using a...


Views: 49
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March 1, 2008

Description

Guidelines prepared by the seed protectant industry, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and Alberta Environment offer clear and practical waste management options for commercial seed treatment plants.


Views: 78
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July 1, 2005

Description

This map presents seed zones of Alberta.