Charlottetown Research and Development Centre Infographic

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  • Charlottetown Research and Development Centre (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island)
  • Established in 1909
  • Total staff: 53
  • 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
  • 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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