News Archive: 10/2017

Promising new Ontario tender fruit varieties identified
Oct 24, 2017
AgInnovation Ontario By Lilian Schaer Five new tender fruit varieties currently being tested at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre are showing promise and getting closer to becoming available on the marketplace. Read more
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A growing partnership
Oct 23, 2017
Belleville Intelligencer By Tim Miller Lower Trent Conservation and the Rotary Club of Trenton were joined by volunteers through the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute for the ‘Greening the Greenbelt’ Shoreline Habitat Project to plant 370 trees as well as 240 wildflowers along the shoreline of the Trent River. Lower Trent has partnered up with Highway of Heroes Living Tribute and, through them, have been working with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre for soil testing and remediation work. Read more
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Vineland reflects on a decade of innovation
Oct 19, 2017 A decade ago, the CEO of Vineland Research and Innovation Centre was holding in his hands a proposal for renewal and reinvention mapping out an exciting future for the former Vineland Research Station. Today, he can take stock of remarkable accomplishments by a team of scientists, along with valued partners and collaborators, who make horticulture in Canada a sustainable industry. Read more
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Canadian Greenhouse Conference
Oct 18, 2017
YourTV Niagara, October 9, 2017 The Annual Canadian Greenhouse Conference took place recently at the  Scotiabank Convention Centre. Dylan Veenhof has more in this report.
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Le Canada en passe de devenir un producteur de légumes tropicaux
Oct 8, 2017
ICI Radio-Canada Un texte de Marine Lefèvre Quand on pense à des légumes tropicaux comme l'okra, l'aubergine ou l'amarante, le Canada n'est pas forcément le premier pays producteur qui vient à l'esprit. Pourtant depuis bientôt une dizaine d'années, la production d'aliments ethnoculturels y est en croissance continue. C’est en raison de cette croissance que le Centre de recherche et d’innovation Vineland a mis en place un programme pour trouver le moyen de produire ici des aliments importés. Continuez à lire
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Are pesticides compatible with biocontrol?
Oct 3, 2017
Greenhouse Canada, October 2017 issue By Graeme Murphy, Dr. Rose Buitenhuis, Dr. Michael Brownbridge This is the last article in a six-part series providing practical information of an overall IPM program. Imagine a pesticide that is effective against a wide range of pests, resistance doesn’t develop, is safe in terms of human health and the environment, and is completely compatible with all biocontrol agents. That’s a pipe dream but how about a pesticide that controls one or two pests and is compatible with a few biocontrol agents? Read more
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A more flavourful, locally-grown tomato on the vine is in the works
Oct 2, 2017
The Grower, October 2017 issue By Karen Davidson Turns out there’s more to breeding a more flavourful, locally-grown tomato-on-thevine (TOV) than meets the eye. David Liscombe, research scientist, biochemistry, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) is at midpoint of breeding a better greenhouse tomato for the entire industry. Read more
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