Charlottetown Reseach and Development Centre Infographic

Charlottetown RDC Infographic
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  • Charlottetown Reseach and Development Centre (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island)
  • Established in 1909
  • Total staff: 64
  • Inclides: 13 researchers
  • 1 Satellite location
    • Harrington Research Farm
  • Research on integrated cropping systems which focuses on:
    • Crop Rotations and Soil Health
    • Effects on Soil Health and Water Quality
    • Agronomy of New Crops/Cultivars
    • Crop Nutrient Cycles
    • Pest and Disease Control
  • In support of 6 sector science strategies
    • Agro-Ecosystem Resilience
      • Developing best management practices for sustainable agriculture with a focus on soil and water conservation
    • Horticulture
      • Developing integrated cropping systems suited to the Atlantic Region with a focus on the potato crop
        • many of the cropping systems studied include cereals, oilseeds, pulses and forages as part of a rotation involving horticulture crops
    • Bioproducts
      • Conducting research in
        • Natural products as biopesticides
        • Bio-based materials
        • Bioenergy
        • Bioindustrial chemicals
    • Agri-Food
      • Identifying new food or feed bioactives with health and wellness benefits
    • Cereal and Pulse; Oilseeds
      • Collaborating with cereal, oilseed and potato breeding programs in eastern and western Canada on evaluating cultivars and selections for vigour, yield and quality
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