PROGRAM

THURSDAY  MORNING    NOVEMBER 15

Cereals, Oilseeds and Pulses

LOCATION:   Midway Ballroom
TIME:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CHAIR:   Robert Blackshaw
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Lethbridge, AB
MODERATOR:   Robert Blackshaw
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Lethbridge, AB

 

*SPEAKER

 

10:00   Glyphosate-resistant kochia in Alberta. Robert E. Blackshaw*1, Hugh J. Beckie2, Ryan Low3, Linda M. Hall3; 1Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB, 2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK, 3University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

10:15   Site-Specific Wild Oat (Avena fatua) Management. Hugh J. Beckie*1, Scott Shirriff2; 1Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK, 2AAFC, Saskatoon, SK

 

10:30   Pod drop and seed shatter in canola. Andrea Cavalieri*, Robert H. Gulden; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

 

10:45   Weed Control Strategies in Canola Hybrid Breeding Programs. Sara C. Freeman*; Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc, Saskatoon, SK

 

11:00   Effect of crop management, glufosinate rate, and application parameters on weed control and yield of Liberty-Link canola. Eric Johnson*1, Tom Wolf2; 1Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, Scott, SK, 2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, Saskatoon, SK

 

11:15   Combining cultural practices with herbicides reduces wild oat seed in the soil seed bank and improves barley yield. John O'Donovan*; Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, Lacombe, AB




THURSDAY  MORNING    NOVEMBER 15

Horticulture and Special Crops

LOCATION:   York
TIME:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CHAIR:   Rob Nurse
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Harrow, ON

 

*SPEAKER

 

10:00   New solutions for the control of herbicide resistant redroot pigweed ( Amaranthus retroflexus l.) in carrot. Clarence J. Swanton*1, Darren Robinson2, Kristen Callow3, Robert E. Nurse4; 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 2University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON, 3Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Harrow, ON, 4Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Harrow, ON




THURSDAY  MORNING    NOVEMBER 15

Weed Biology and Ecology / Invasive and Noxious Weeds

LOCATION:   Harrow/Essex/Canterbury combined
TIME:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CHAIR:   Eric Page
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Harrow, ON

 

*SPEAKER

 

10:00   Predicting how far mile-a-minute (Mikania micrantha Kunth.) will invade. David R. Clements*; Trinity Western University, Langley, BC

 

10:15   Relationship between urban habitat characteristics and Ambrosia artemisiifolia abundance.. Diane L. Benoit*1, Marie-Josee Simard2, Elizabeth Masson3; 1Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC, 2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Quebec, QC, 3Direction de sant publique, Longueuil, QC

 

10:30   Demography of red sorrel (Rumex acetosella L.) ramets in lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.) fields in Nova Scotia. Scott N. White*1, Nathan S. Boyd2, Rene C. Van Acker3, Clarence J. Swanton4, Steven Newmaster3; 1University of Guelph, Truro, NS, 2Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture, Truro, NS, 3University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 4University of guelph, Guelph, ON

 

10:45   Sightline- A New Herbicide for Control of ALS Resistant Kochia in Non-Crop Areas in Canada. Donald D. Hare*; Dow AgroSciences Canada, Edmonton, AB

 

11:00   Do weeds affect functional soil microbes? Robert H. Gulden*1, Susan Mitchell2, Tim J. Daniell2; 1University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, 2James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Scotland

 

11:15   Intra and interspecific competition effects on stand uniformity, development and yield in maize (Zea mays L.). Eric R. Page*1, Hugo Gonzalez2, Diego Cerrudo2, Clarence J. Swanton3; 1Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Harrow, ON, 2University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 3University of guelph, Guelph, ON




TUESDAY  AFTERNOON    NOVEMBER 13

Graduate Student Presentation

LOCATION:   Midway Ballroom
TIME:   1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CHAIR:   Robert Gulden
    University of Mantioba
    Winnipeg, MB
MODERATOR:   Robert Gulden
    University of Mantioba
    Winnipeg, MB

 

*SPEAKER     † STUDENT CONTEST

 

1:00   1. Glyphosate Resistant Canada Fleabane (Conyza canadensis) in Ontario:Distribution and Control in Soybean (Glycine max L.). Holly P. Byker*1, Peter Sikkema2, Franois Tardif3, Darren Robinson2, Mark Lawton4; 1University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON, 2University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON, 3University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 4Monsanto Canada, Guelph, ON

 

1:15   2. †Can Harvest Methods Affect Seed Loss in Canola? Teketel A. Haile*1, Steven J. Shirtliffe2, Robert H. Gulden3; 1Graduate student, Saskatoon, SK, 2University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, 3University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

 

1:30   3. Evaluation of the domestication status of cow cockle (Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert) genotypes. HEMA S. DUDDU*1, Steven J. Shirtliffe2, Eric Johnson3, Christian Willenborg4; 1UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, SASKATOON, SK, 2University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, 3Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, Scott, SK, 4Assistant Professor, Saskatoon, SK

 

1:45   4. †Hexazinone Alternatives and Resistance in Wild Blueberry Production. Zhenyi Li*; NSAC, Truro, NS

 

2:00   5. †Quantifying the relative invasive potential of PNT using demographic analysis. Brendan C. Alexander*1, Hugh J. Beckie2, David R. Clements3, Robert E. Nurse4, Marie-Josee Simard5, Linda M. Hall1; 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, 2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK, 3Trinity Western University, Langley, BC, 4Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Harrow, ON, 5Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Quebec, QC

 

2:15   6. †Transient Seed Bank of Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz. Contributes to a Low Weedy Propensity in Western Canadian Cropping Systems. Kimberly Walsh*, Linda M. Hall; University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

2:30   7. †Red Fescue (Festuca rubra) Management in Wild Blueberry. Sunil Sikoriya*; NSAC, Truro, NS

 

2:45   8. †Weed management options for organic wild blueberry production. Goutam Kuwar*; Nova Scotia Agriculture College, Truro, NS

 

3:00   9. Effects of Field Pea (Pisum sativum L.) Genotypic Mixtures on Yield and Competitive Ability. Sid Darras*1, Dean Spaner2, Ross McKenzie3, Mark Olson4, Christian Willenborg5; 1Student, Edmonton, AB, 2Professor, Edmonton, AB, 3Research Scientist - Agronomy, Lethbridge, AB, 4Unit Head-Pulse Crops, Research and Innovation Division, Stony Plain, AB, 5Assistant Professor, Saskatoon, SK

 

3:15   10. †Reistance to linuron in Ontario Carrot fields. Gareth Davis*, Francois J. Tardif; University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

 

3:30   11. †Investigation into the Molecular and Biochemical Mechanisms of Resistance to Glyphosate in Two Populations of Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida). Taylor M. Jeffery*1, Christopher Hall2, Mark Lawton3, Peter Sikkema4, Franois Tardif2; 1The University Of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 2University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 3Monsanto Canada, Guelph, ON, 4University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON

 

3:45   12. †Resistance Weed Management in Carrot Production. Diane L. Benoit1, Gilles Leroux2, Valerie Roy-Fortin*2; 1Agriculture and Agri-Food CANADA, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC, 2Universit Laval, Quebec, QC

 

4:00   13. †When Does a Soybean Seedling Meet its Neighbour? Andrew G. McKenzie-Gopsill*1, Clarence J. Swanton2, Elizabeth A. Lee1, Lewis Lukens1; 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 2University of guelph, Guelph, ON

 

4:15   14. †Cultivar Mixtures and the Role of Leaf Type in Weed Management for Organic Field Pea. Angelena D. Syrovy*, Steven J. Shirtliffe; University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

 

4:30   15. †Control and Distribution of Glyphosate Resistant Giant Ragweed in Ontario. Joanna Follings*1, Peter Sikkema2, Franois Tardif1, Darren Robinson2, Mark Lawton3; 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 2University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON, 3Monsanto Canada, Guelph, ON

 

4:45   16. †No-till field crop production without herbicide. Caroline Halde*1, Robert H. Gulden2, Andrew M. Hammermeister3, Kim H. Ominski2, Mario Tenuta2, Martin H. Entz2; 1University of Manitoba, Mont Saint-Hilaire, QC, 2University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, 3Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada, Truro, NS

 

5:00   17. †Germination of a variety international populations of Conyza canadensis.. Eric Tozzi*; University Of Guelph, Guelph, ON

 

5:15   18. †Pre-seeding and Post-harvest control of Kochia scoparia for Management of Glyphosate Resistance. Ryan H. Low*; University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

5:30   19. †Wild Chervil (Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffm.) Management on Nova Scotia Dykes. Eileen F. Beaton*1, Nathan S. Boyd2, Jeff Hoyle1, Nancy McLean1; 1Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro, NS, 2Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture, Truro, NS

 

5:45   20. Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) management: Aminopyralid vs imazapyr applications at various phenological stages.. Todd Larsen*1, Nathan S. Boyd2, Vilis Nams1, Gordon Brewster1; 1Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture, Truro, NS, 2Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture, Truro, NS

 

6:00   21. †Does lentil seeding rate influence response of wild mustard to fluthiacet-methyl? Colleen N. Redlick*1, Steven J. Shirtliffe1, Christian Willenborg2; 1University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, 2Assistant Professor, Saskatoon, SK

 

6:15   22. †Early Season Weed Control Shortens ASI and Prevents Kernel Loss in a Drought Tolerant Maize Hybrid. Andrew Reid*1, Elizabeth A. Lee1, Lewis Lukens1, Peter Sikkema2, Clarence J. Swanton3; 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 2University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON, 3University of guelph, Guelph, ON

 

6:30   23. †Pyroxasulfone application timing and efficacy on cleavers (Galium aparine) and wild oats (Avena fatua). Breanne Laturnus*; University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

6:45   24. †Germination behaviors of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.) and other roadside ground cover species subjected to a range of heavy metal levels. Jichul Bae*1, Diane L. Benoit2, Alan K. Watson1; 1McGill University, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC, 2Agriculture and Agri-Food CANADA, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC

 

7:00   25. Weed communities associated with canola production in western Canada. Christian Willenborg1, Julia Y. Leeson2, Kenneth N. Harker3, Robert E. Blackshaw4, Ted Chastko*5; 1Assistant Professor, Saskatoon, SK, 2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK, 3Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Lacombe, AB, 4Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB, 5University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

7:15   26. †Evaluating the competitive ability of semi-leafless field pea cultivars. Cory E. Jacob*; University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK




WEDNESDAY  AFTERNOON    NOVEMBER 14

Soybean, Corn, and Edible Beans

LOCATION:   Midway Ballroom
TIME:   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CHAIR:   Francois Tardif
    University of Guelph
    Guelph, ON
MODERATOR:   Francois Tardif
    University of Guelph
    Guelph, ON

 

*SPEAKER

 

3:00   27. TWO-PASS WEED CONTROL IN GLYPHOSATE-RESISTANT CORN - EFFICACY, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, YIELD AND PROFITABILITY. Peter Sikkema*1, Robert E. Nurse2, Chris Gillard3, Nader Soltani3; 1University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON, 2Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Harrow, ON, 3University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON

 

3:15   28. Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Weed Management System Update. Brian Legassicke*; Monsanto Canada Inc, Guelph, ON

 

3:30   29. Early physiological mechanisms of weed competition. Maha Afifi, Clarence J. Swanton*; University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

 

3:45   30. Thiamethoxam as a seed treatment alters the physiological response of maize seedlings to neighbouring weeds. Maha Afifi, Clarence J. Swanton*; University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

 

4:00   31. Enhancement of herbicide activity with nano technology. Clarence J. Swanton*1, Kevin Chandler1, Christopher Hall1, Jordon Dinglasan2, Darren Anderson2; 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 2Vive Crop Protection, Toronto, ON

 

4:15   32. OpTill  Herbicide for Weed Control in Soybeans. Rob Miller*; BASF Canada, London, ON

 

4:30   33. Comparison of Weed Management Programs for Food grade, Non-GMO Soybean. Franois Tardif*1, Mike Cowbrough2, Connie A. Sauder3, Peter Smith1, Gilles Quesnel4, Peter Sikkema5; 1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 2Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, Guelph, ON, 3Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Nepean, ON, 4OMAFRA, Guelph, ON, 5University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON

 

4:45   34. Development of the Enlist TM Weed Control System for Corn and Soybean. Al McFadden*; Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc., Guelph, ON




WEDNESDAY  AFTERNOON    NOVEMBER 14

Regulatory Reports

LOCATION:   York
TIME:   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
MODERATOR:   Mike Cowbrough
    Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs
    Guelph, ON

 

*SPEAKER

 

3:00   35. 2012 New Brunswick Report to the CWSS. Gavin L. Graham*; NBDAAF, Fredericton, NB

 

3:15   36. Provincial Report - Ontario. Kristen Callow*1, Mike Cowbrough2; 1Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Harrow, ON, 2Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, Guelph, ON

 

3:30   37. Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Invasive Plants Program: Prevention, Pathways and Partnerships. Wendy Asbil*; CFIA, Ottawa, ON

 

3:45   38. Provincial/Regulatory Report for British Columbia to CWSS/SMC November 14th, 2012 Winnipeg, MB. David E. Ralph*; Provincial Government, Kamloops, BC

 

4:00   39. Alberta Report to the CWSS/SMC. Chris Neeser*; Government of Alberta, Brooks, AB