Research Project Listings

For a list of research that has been undertaken by and for Saskatchewan Pulse Growers in the past, please see the listings below. 

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Agronomy

Enhancing the long-term sustainability of pulse cultivation using system approaches
Dr. Yantai Gan - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Root Rots
  • Soil Health
  • Sustainability

Agronomy

Epidemiology of chocolate spot on faba bean
Dr. Syama Chatterton - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Faba Beans
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management

Agronomy

Cover cropping as part of a rotation strategy to reduce pea root rot
Dr. Syama Chatterton; Dr. Steven Shirtliffe - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; University of Saskatchewan - Dept. of Plant Sciences
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Crop Rotation
  • Disease Management
  • Root Rots
  • Soil Health

Agronomy

Knowledge, tools and practices to manage insect pests of pulse crops in Saskatchewan
Dr. Meghan Vankosky - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pest Management
  • Yields

Agronomy

Coordinated Surveillance, Forecasting, and Risk Warning Systems for Field Crop Insect Pests of the Prairie Ecosystem
Dr. Owen Olfert - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pest Management

Agronomy

Diversifying cropping options for the brown soils through intercropping
Dr. Myriam R. Fernandez - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management
  • Root Rots
  • Soil Health
  • Weed Management

Agronomy

Managing Herbicide Resistant Weeds in Pulses With Alternative Modes of Action
Dr. Hugh Beckie - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Herbicide Resistance
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • Weed Management

Agronomy

Organic Science Cluster II - Applying ecology for simple, nutrient use pulse-based cropping system
Dr. Chantal Hamel - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • Soil Health

Agronomy

Organic Science Cluster II - Knowledge transfer and translation
Dr. Andrew Hammermeister - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pulse Science Cluster

Processing

Incorporation of Canadian Pulse-Based Ingredients Into Rice Noodle Targeting the Chinese Market
Dr. Steve Cui - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Guelph Food Research Centre
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agronomy

Frequency and sequence of annual pulses in cropping systems. Phase II
Dr. Yantai Gan - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Crop Rotation
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • Sustainability

Agronomy

Infectivity model for Aphanomyceseuteichesin Saskatchewan Soils
Dr. Syama Chatterton - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management
  • Soil Health

Genetics

Develop and assess molecular diagnostic procedures for the rapid, specific and sensitive detection of root rot pathogens in symptomatic field pea roots
Dr. Bruce Gossen - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • Root Rots

Genetics

Very short season herbicide soybean development
Dr. Elroy Cober - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Soybeans
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Herbicide Resistance

Health

Determining the Link Between Pulse Foods, Gut Health, and Chronic Disease
Dr. Krista Power - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pulse Science Cluster

Health

Blood Glucose Attenuation and Satiety Levels in Humans Following Consumption of Whole Lentil and Yellow Pea and Their Food Products, Effect of Processing and Starch Fractions
Dr. Dan Ramdath - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pulse Science Cluster

Processing

Characterization of Structure, Physicochemical, and Physiological Properties of Starch from Canadian Grown Pulse Crops to Develop Novel Functional Food Ingredients and Functional Foods for Human Health Benefits
Dr. Qiang Liu - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pulse Science Cluster

Processing

Characterization of Quality, Bioactive, and Anti-Nutritional Compounds of Pulses Prepared With Various Cooking Conditions and Grown in Different Environments in Saskatchewan
Dr. Elsayed Abdelaal - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Guelph Food Research Centre
  • Beans
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Health

Acute human feeding trials to define the minimum effective dose for reduction of post prandial blood glucose by two common market varieties of Canadian lentil
Dr. Dan Ramdath - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Guelph Food Research Centre
  • Lentils
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Health

Evaluation of protein digestibility and glycemic response of pulse-based products using an in vitro platform technology
Dr. Nancy Ames - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pulse Science Cluster

Processing

Characterization of Phytochemicals and Dietary Fibres in Pulse Processing By-Products for Value-Added Functional Food Products
Dr. Rong Cao - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Guelph Food Research Centre
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Value-Added

Agronomy

Intercropping chickpea with flax
William May - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Chickpeas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management

Agronomy

Moving Forward to Sustainable Development of the Saskatchewan Pulse Industry – Long-Term Research Collaboration Between Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
Dr. Yantai Gan - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Crop Rotation
  • Soil Health

Agronomy

Moving forward to sustainable development of the Saskatchewan pulse industry
Dr. Yantai Gan, Dr. Jeff Stewart - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Crop Rotation
  • Soil Health
  • Sustainability
  • Variety Development

Agronomy

Development of a highly reliable biofertilizer for pulse-based rotations
Dr. Chantal Hamel - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Sustainability
  • Yields

Agronomy

Development of rapid assays for determination of group 1 and 2 herbicide resistance in weeds
Dr. Hugh Beckie - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Herbicide Resistance

Agronomy

2014 Saskatchewan weed survey
Julia Leeson - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agronomy

Biological tactics of tackling field pea yield declining in the semiarid southwest
Dr. Yantai Gan - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Chickpeas
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Crop Rotation
  • Yields

Agronomy

Glyphosate-resistant kochia survey in Saskatchewan
Dr. Hugh Beckie - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Herbicide Resistance
  • Weed Management

Genetics

Expanding the Repertoire of Genes in Chickpea That Provide Protection Against Ascochyta Blight
Dr. Lone Buchwaldt - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Chickpeas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management
  • Variety Development

Agronomy

Investigation of the relationship between fungicides, microbial community, and performance of crops after chickpeas
Dr. Yantai Gan - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Chickpeas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Soil Health

Agronomy

Impact and control of root rot in faba bean
Dr. Kan-Fa Chang; Dr. Robert Conner; Dr. Debra McLaren - Agriculture and Rural Development; Agriculture and Rural Development; Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Faba Beans
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management
  • Root Rots

Genetics

Collecting pulse germplasm on the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine
Dr. Axel Diederichsen - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Disease Management
  • Soil Health

Processing

Characterization of the flavour properties of selected pea varieties grown in Saskatchewan
Dr. Joyce Boye - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Health

Assessment of Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitory properties of pulse protein hydrolysates
Dr. Joyce Boye - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agronomy

Integrated Pest Management of the Pea Leaf Weevil
Mr. Hector Carcamo - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pest Management

Agronomy

Best Management Practices to Improve the Quality Attributes of Red Lentils
Dr. Yantai Gan - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Lentils
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Seeding