Welcome to the Vegetable Program at the Department
of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan.
Vegetable variety trials are conducted annually by the Vegetable Program
to supply Saskatchewan vegetable growers with information specific to
local growing conditions. Search recommended
varieties or the vegetable database
for top performing varieties. Cultural
trials address other areas of growers needs.
The Vegetable Program conducts potato
variety trials, evaluates newly
released varieties, and looks at other aspects of the agronomy
of table and seed potatoes.
Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Research
Promotion and utilization of medicinal and spice crops are evaluated
by the Vegetable Program to help Saskatchewan producers diversify.
Hort - Bytes
A compilation of short summaries of research papers of potential interest to growers.
for growers developed by the Vegetable Program and the Saskatchewan
Ministry of Agriculture that focus on production and post harvest,
pest management, and marketing.
A collection of published scientific articles related to work performed
by the Vegetable Program.
Presentations developed for conferences and various grower groups around
the province of Saskatchewan, designed to promote grower and industry
Students majoring in Horticulture in the Department of Plant Sciences
conduct experiements and interpret results as a practical component
of their education. Some of their work is highlighted in this section.
Variety trials, cultural trials, and research projects are made
possible by financial support from the Saskatchewan
Ministry of Agriculture, and the Plant
Science Department at the University
of Saskatchewan. Support from grower co-operators, seed suppliers,
and local growers is also greatly appreciated.
Copyright 2011 - Vegetable Program, Department of Plant Sciences,
University of Saskatchewan
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