Saskatoon Research and Development Centre Infographic

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  • Saskatoon Research and Development Centre (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
  • Established in 1917
  • Total staff: 186
  • Includes: 37 researchers
  • 3 Satellite locations
    • Melfort Research Farm, Melfort
    • Scott Research Farm, Scott (Saskatoon RDC-Scott is a minor use pesticides program site)
    • Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Diversification Centre (CSIDC), Outlook
  • Research focuses on:
    • Crop Management Development
    • Agro-Ecosystem Resilience
    • Biodiversirty and Biresources
  • Oilseeds
    • Researching agronomy, crop management and variety development fosters new areas of opportunity and keeps the oilseed sector competitive
    • New crops adapted to the Prairies (Brassica carinata and Camelina sativa) are creating novel products and expanding markets for oilseed crops
  • Agro-Ecosystem Resilience
    • Enhancing environmental performance and sustainability of oilseed production systems through:
      • Development of land
      • Crop management
      • Improved productivity and efficiency
  • Biodiversity and Bioresources
    • Acquiring and characterizing plant and animal germplasm to identify characteristics for science and breeding programs
      • Agricultural crops
      • Home of:
        • National headquarters
        • Plant Gene Resources of Canada (PGRC)
        • Canadian Animal Genetic Resource (CAGR)
  • Clean Technologies
    • Contributing to clean growth and a reduction in Canada’s GHG footprint by:
      • Adding value to crop biomass feedstock;
      • Developing and evaluating microbial agents for biological control of weeds, pests, and pathogens;
      • Supporting climate change mitigation through application of precision agriculture
  • Contact Information


107 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X2
(306) 385-9301

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