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ARCHIVED - Summary Tables of Confined Field Trials for Spring 2014

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Summary of Submissions and Field Trials of Plants with Novel Traits (PNTs) Proceeding under the Seeds Act, 2014

Table 1: Summary of approved submissions and number of approved field trials that have been planted in 2013. Please note that not all approved submissions have trials planted after authorization.
Year Number of submissions Number of field trials
2014 111 348
Table 2: Number of field trials per province categorized by crop species. Only trials that have been both authorized and planted are shown (including those terminated early) and do not include those that were authorized and terminated before planting.
Crop Nfld PEI NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC
Alfalfa 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Barley 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Camelina 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0
Canola 0 0 0 0 1 3 28 43 15 0
Corn 0 0 0 0 1 3 123 0 14 0
Pea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Poplar 0 0 0 0 10 1 0 0 0 0
Potato 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Soybean 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Wheat 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 26 13 0
Total 0 0 4 3 13 18 184 74 52 0
Table 3: Summary of 2014 field trials' breeding objectives. Data includes only trials that were both authorized and planted (trials terminated early are also included).
Crop Alfalfa Barley Camelina Canola Corn Pea Poplar Potato Soybean Wheat
Latin name Medicago sativa Hordeum vulgare Camelina sativa Brassica napus Zea mays Pisium sativum Populus spp Solanum tuberosum Glycine max Triticum aestivum
Total Trials 1 3 8 90 141 10 11 7 8 69
Herbicide tolerance Table Note 1 0 0 3 90 141 10 1 0 8 49
Yield increase 0 0 0 6 110 0 0 0 0 20
Modified oil composition 0 0 7 0 91 0 0 0 0 0
Stress tolerance 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 15
Fungal resistance 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 3 0 0
Pharmaceutical 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Male sterility 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Modified protein or amino acid content 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 0 0
Modified carbohydrate content 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 9
Modified secondary metabolites 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 0
Altered maturity or growth 0 0 0 0 104 0 1 0 0 0
Selectable marker (incl. antibiotic resistance) 1 1 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0
Genetic research 0 0 0 0 13 0 2 0 0 12

Table Note

Table Note 1

Please note that the herbicide tolerance trait may be used as a selectable marker and not as a breeding objective

Return to table note 1  referrer

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