Clubroot

  • Seed decisions: What clubroot-resistance to choose?

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    CR seed is recommended. So the real decision is whether to use CR varieties with the base (Mendel or first generation) resistance trait or use CR varieties with second generation traits.

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  • How to test soil for clubroot

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    Fall is a good time to collect soil for a clubroot DNA test. Information can be used to help with seed and disease management decisions.

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  • Canola Watch quiz – Clubroot VIDEO

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    This week’s quiz is based on information in this video, “Clubroot in Canola”

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  • Clubroot Update (with recipe for clubroot management)

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    Manitoba Agriculture announced this week it has discovered a clubroot pathotype in South Central Manitoba that is able to overcome the first generation clubroot resistance. The article includes a ‘recipe’ to help growers limit clubroot damage in canola.

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  • How to manage (contain) a patch of clubroot

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    If you find a patch of canola plants with clubroot galls, take action now to contain it. This is especially important (1) if clubroot is new to the farm or (2) if the field is seeded to a clubroot-resistant (CR) variety and the patch could have a new pathotype that you need to contain.

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  • New clubroot areas – Scout your CR canola

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    Clubroot continues to be confirmed in new areas. Random scouting of healthy looking plants is important because by the time galls are big enough to cause above-ground symptoms, clubroot has taken a firm hold in the field.

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  • Patch management for clubroot: You can do it! Here’s how

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    If you find a patch of canola plants with clubroot galls, take action now to contain it. This is especially important (1) if clubroot is new to the farm or (2) if the field is seeded to a clubroot-resistant (CR) variety and the patch could have a new pathotype that you need to contain.

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  • How to test soil for clubroot

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    To check fields for the presence of clubroot DNA before you see visual symptoms, you can try a random soil test.

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  • Watch the new clubroot management video

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    The video includes insight from various Canadian clubroot researchers. It explains what clubroot is, and how to reduce the risk of introducing clubroot to your farm, slow the spread of clubroot when it does arrive, and manage the impact if clubroot is established.

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  • Send samples to the Saskatchewan Clubroot Survey

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    If you missed visiting SaskCanola’s booth at Ag In Motion to pick up a clubroot soil sample survey kit, please contact SaskCanola and they will send you a kit.

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  • Clubroot quiz: The podcast

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    Dan Orchard and Jay Whetter converted last week’s clubroot quiz into an informative podcast.

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  • Canola Watch quiz – Clubroot true/false

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    Test yourself with these 10 true or false questions about clubroot. Make sure to ‘submit’ and read the answers for lots of agronomy details.

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  • Clubroot 101: How to keep spores low and local

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    If you read nothing else about clubroot, read this article. It covers the basic management practices for all canola growers. The whole point of these core practices is to keep clubroot spores low and local.

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  • Canola Watch quiz – Clubroot myths

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    This quiz highlights a few clubroot myths that Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialists have heard at meetings across the Prairies these past few weeks. We have at least one “true” statement thrown in for fun.

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  • The risks from high canola frequency

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    Blackleg disease rating: 2

    Scientific research in Western Canada has identified three factors that increase the risk of canola yield loss in short rotations. They are blackleg, clubroot and cabbage root maggot. Clubroot will drive the need for longer breaks between canola crops on more and more farms.

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