2021/22 Research Projects

Validation and certification of engineered slow-release carbon-sequestering fertilizers


Lead Applicant: Rafael Santos

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Market validation of a portable hydroxyl-radical unit for surface decontamination of food and non-food surfaces and shelf-life extension of fruit & vegetables


Lead Applicant: Keith Warriner

Research Priority: Food Safety Projects

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Can we predict between-species spillover transmission of influenza viruses on the basis of their genetics?


Lead Applicant: Zvonimir Poljak

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Mitigation strategies for disruption of swine production in Ontario due to possible outbreaks of contagious diseases


Lead Applicant: Zvonimir Poljak

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Improving welfare and adding value to cull dairy cows through feedlot management


Lead Applicant: Todd Duffield

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ontario Dairy Research Centre- Elora

Quantifying ephemeral gully erosion in Lake Erie basin using field experimentation and modeling


Lead Applicant: Prasad Daggupati

Research Priority: Water Quality & Quantity

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Innovative weed management strategies for control of emerging weed biotypes in dry beans - Acceptable herbicide residues in beans for export markets.


Lead Applicant: Peter Sikkema

Research Priority: Plant Health & Protection

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre - Huron, Ridgetown & Cedar Springs

Cover crops for improved soil management and soil health in the Holland Marsh


Lead Applicant: Mary Ruth McDonald

Research Priority: Soil Health

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Identification and management of Pythium diseases of carrot


Lead Applicant: Mary Ruth McDonald

Research Priority: Plant Health & Protection

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre - Bradford

Biodegradable plastic truck liners for Ontario deadstock disposal


Lead Applicant: Manjusri Misra

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA