Non-dormant alfalfa seed production in western Canada: production system research

Posted on 05.03.2020 | Last Modified 05.03.2020
Lead Researcher (PI): Samuel Smith
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $66,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 1991
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop a production system that will allow seed production from non-dormant alfalfa cultivars in western Canada. To compare cultivar differences for seed production during the establishment year and measure characteristics that influence plant growth and establishment. To determine the economic potential of non-dormant seed production by establishing production scale experiments