Competitive Production Systems 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

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

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

Postharvest antioxidant-based preservative technologies for specialty fruit and vegetable crops


Lead Applicant: Gale Bozzo

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Nitrogen know-how: mobilizing actionable insights to improve nitrogen fertilizer management in Ontario corn


Lead Applicant: Joshua Nasielski

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

How can we determine which edible crops grown in Ontario in controlled environments can be supported by the domestic market?


Lead Applicant: Thomas Graham

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Ultra-high barrier home compostable packaging for processed food industry


Lead Applicant: Amar Mohanty

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Low-cost and ecofriendly active coating materials for peaches and nectarines preservation


Lead Applicant: Manjusri Misra

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

Assessment, simulation and optimization of a prototype net zero energy greenhouse for ontario


Lead Applicant: William Lubitz

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: NA

360 Degree KTT


Lead Applicant: Jennifer Ellis

Research Priority: Competitive Production Systems Projects

Program Type: Knowledge Translation and Transfer- Mobilization

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA