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The grape extension
Nov 4, 2016

Grimsby Lincoln News
By Luke Edwards

Move over coronation, a new grape may be crowned soon. Or, potentially, six new grape varieties. That’s if all continues to go well with work being done at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre where researchers are trying to develop new table grape varieties that will hopefully extend Canada’s table grape season and provide consumers with different tasting grapes. Read more

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Predatory mites and tasty tomatoes
Nov 3, 2016

Grimsby Lincoln News
By Alexandra Heck

Minister of Agriculture Lawrence MacAulay alongside Vance Badawey, MP for Niagara Centre announced that Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is receiving $920,000 for work on developing pest resistant and high yield tomato and apple varieties. Read more

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Ontario Premier listens to horticulture's concerns
Oct 31, 2016

The Grower, November 2016

On October 11, the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre hosted Ontario’s premier Kathleen Wynne for a facility tour and roundtable. Vineland’s CEO, Dr. Jim Brandle chaired the roundtable which included representatives from the horticulture industry. Read more

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Vineland aims to launch seedless grape varieties in 2018
Oct 26, 2016

Freshfruitportal.com

Canada’s Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is currently evaluating numerous seedless grape varieties brought in from the U.S., in the hope of boosting local growers’ marketing window. Read more

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Highway of Heroes Living Tribute to mark first anniversary
Oct 22, 2016

The Toronto Star
By Mark Cullen, Green Spaces

About two years ago, a bunch of tree-loving people thought it would be a wonderful enhancement to the Highway of Heroes if it were planted with trees. The trees would clean the atmosphere, cool the environment, provide a more attractive drive down an otherwise ugly stretch of asphalt and create a living legacy to our war dead. The Highway of Heroes Living Tribute was born. Using the resources at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, best practices for planting on highway right of ways were determined. Read more

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Plantes indigènes et introduites dans les paysages urbains et naturels : interactions, avantages et performance
Oct 20, 2016

Québec Vert, Septembre 2016
Par Darby McGrath, Ph.D., Jason Henry et Ryan Munroe

L'origine des plantes est-elle le seul critère à considérer lors du choix des espèces à utiliser ? Une approche est d'évaluer la compatibilité des espèces avec les conditions des sites urbains et de faire des choix qui amélioreront les écosystèmes urbains. Continuer à lire

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Vineland is building the future of Canadian horticulture
Oct 18, 2016

Hortidaily.com
By Boy de Nijs

Scientists and researchers at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre are shaping the future of Canadian grown horticultural products. Whether that is by researching the odds for a new consumer appealing tomato variety dedicated to the Canadian market or developing new bio control strategies to help growers produce their crops more efficiently and sustainably; the role of Vineland is invaluable for Canada's growing industry. Read more

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A tray to grow a better tree
Oct 7, 2016

Orchard & Vine Magazine, Fall 2016
By Ronda Payne

From the time it is a seedling, how a tree’s roots form and grow are an important indication of future health and production. Dr. Darby McGrath, research scientist in nursery and landscape plants with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre wants to create a better propagation tray to allow seedlings the best opportunity possible. Read more

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Table grapes
Sep 22, 2016

CogecoTV – The Source
By Stephen Parr

A research project at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre will soon allow consumers to be able to purchase new varieties of fresh grapes grown in Canada. View more

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Vineland research leading to new grape varieties in Canada
Sep 19, 2016

Food in Canada

Consumers will soon be able to purchase new varieties of fresh grapes grown in Canada, thanks to a research project currently underway at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) in Vineland Station, Ont. Read more

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