Content by Treena Hein

Public Versus Private Crop Breeding

There are some important differences between public and private breeding – and how these differences affect seed growers and crop farmers is often a matter of hot debate in Canada…. Read More

Accessing New Seed Varieties

New tools and techniques influence how new varieties are developed and can also shave a little off the timeline.   The development of new crop varieties in Canada and elsewhere… Read More

Limagrain Cereals Research Canada

Last summer, an exciting new research and breeding partnership between Canterra Seeds and Limagrain was announced. The partnership, called Limagrain Cereals Research Canada (LCRC), aims to keep wheat genetics at… Read More

Solving the Problem of Hard Seeds

Beans are primarily sold as a dry commodity, and therefore, visual seed quality is important – an intact seed coat, along with uniform colour, size and shape. However, it’s seed… Read More