2022/23 Research Projects

Development of novel controlled gas-permeable membranes (CGPMs) for enhanced modified atmosphere packaging (EMAP) of fresh produce


Lead Applicant: Loong-Tak Lim

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Effect of housing- and management-related stressors in late gestation and early lactation on the health, welfare, and performance of Ontario dairy cattle


Lead Applicant: Trevor DeVries

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Developing agronomic practices and the value chain for sesame seed in Ontario


Lead Applicant: Rene Van Acker

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre – Simcoe

Monitoring and management of clubroot on canola and brassica vegetables in Ontario


Lead Applicant: Mary Ruth McDonald

Research Priority: Plant Health & Protection Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre – Bradford

Field trial of non-antibiotic treatment of postpartum uterine disease in dairy cows


Lead Applicant: Stephen LeBlanc

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Towards understanding soil health-induced changes in nitrogen dynamics with long-term cover cropping


Lead Applicant: Laura Van Eerd

Research Priority: Soil Health Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centre - Ridgetown

The biology and distribution of the switchgrass gall midge, an emerging pest in Ontario


Lead Applicant: Rebecca Hallett

Research Priority: Plant Health & Protection Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Crops Research Centres – Elora & Simcoe

Performance of vertical and through-curtain greenhouse fans in the presence of light abatement curtains.


Lead Applicant: William Lubitz

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Digital soil mapping for site-specific analysis of plant growth regulator in wheat


Lead Applicant: John Sulik

Research Priority: Sustainable Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Impact of feeding broiler breeders hydroxychloride trace minerals on lifetime reproductivity and subsequent impact on chick quality and growth performance


Lead Applicant: Elijah Kiarie

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Ontario Poultry Research Centre - Arkell