Moving forward to sustainable development of the Saskatchewan pulse industry – long term research collaboration between Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) and Saskatchewan Pulse Growers

  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Crop Rotation
  • Soil Health

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Yantai Gan

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


To determine the effect of pulse intensification in rotations systems on soil microbial community structure, microbial functional groups and biodiveristy, and rhizosphere structure and characteristics. To evaluate whether or not the pathogenic consequence due to pulse intensity in rotation systems is the main driver in pea yield declining.

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Project Status


Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2016 - 2017