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. 

19 results

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 - Integrating weed control for organic pea and lentil production
Dr. Steven Shirtliffe - University of Saskatchewan - Dept. of Plant Sciences
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • 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

Agronomy

Adaptation and Establishment of Soybean (Glycine Max) Under No-Till in South Saskatchewan
Chris Holzapfel - Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation
  • Soybeans
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • Seeding
  • Variety Development

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

Genetics

Dry Bean Improvement for Sustainable Production in Canada: Development of dry bean germplasm and varieties adapted to South-Western Ontario
Dr. Peter Pauls - University of Guelph
  • Beans
  • Disease Management
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • Root Rots

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

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

The Effect of Variety and Processing on the Protein Quality of Canadian Pulses
Dr. James House - University of Manitoba
  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • 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

Utilization of Yellow Pea, Lentil, and Faba Bean Fibre and Starch for Meat Product Applications
Dr. Phyllis Shand - University of Saskatchewan
  • Faba Beans
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • University of Saskatchewan

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

Agronomy

Effect of Seeding Rate and Seed Size on Lentil Diseases, Weeds, Yields, and Profitability
Dr. Steven Shirtliffe - University of Saskatchewan - Dept. of Soil Sciences
  • Lentils
  • Disease Management
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • Seeding
  • University of Saskatchewan

Processing

A Quantitative Assessment of the Anti-Nutritional Properties of Canadian Pulses
Dr. Michael Nickerson - University of Saskatchewan
  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • University of Saskatchewan

Health

Effect of a Pulse-Based Diet on the Health of Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Phase II investigation
Dr. Gordon Zello - University of Saskatchewan
  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Pulse Science Cluster
  • University of Saskatchewan

Health

The Effects of Lentil Fractions on Short-Term Blood Glucose, Insulin, Food Intake, and Appetite
Dr. Harvey Anderson - University of Toronto
  • Lentils
  • Pulse Science Cluster

Processing

Thermal Pretreatment of Pulses for Innovative Ingredients and Consumer-Ready Meat Products II: Going global
Dr. Phyllis Shand - University of Saskatchewan
  • Lentils
  • Pulse Science Cluster