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  • St. John's Research and Development Centre (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Established in 1935
  • Total staff: 36
  • Includes: 7 researchers
  • 1 Satellite station (Avondale Sub-Station)
  • Research focuses on:
    • Plant Ecophysiology
    • Germplasm Development
    • Crop Nutrient Cycles
    • Effects on Soil and Water Quality
    • Plant Pathology
    • Entomology
      • Sustainable Boreal-Northern Production
  • Horticulture
    • Developing sustainable berry and vegetable production systems for boreal-northern regions
      • Beneficial and pathogenic microbes and insects
      • IPM Control Measures > Cultural > Biological
      • Mechanical
      • Chemical
      • Sustainable pest control
  • Forages and Beef; Dairy, Pork, Poultry and Other Livestock
    • Developing cropping technologies for livestock feed to create profitable production systems in Northern Regions
      • Corn, forage and cereal research
  • Agro-Ecosystem Resilience; Clean Technologies
    • Research focusing on
      • Physical management of soils for crop growth
      • Nutrient sources (water quality)
      • Nutrient management
      • Management of organic and mineral nutrients
  • Biodiversity and Bioresources
    • Understanding insects and microbes. Using wild berry and germplasm collections to study biodiversity and perform genetic enhancement of northern-adapted berries
  • Contact Information:
308 Brookfield Road, BLDG 25
St. John's, NL A1E 6J5
(709) 793-3186

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