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ARCHIVED - Summary Tables of Confined Field Trials for Spring 2015

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Summary of Submissions and Field Trials of Plants with Novel Traits (PNTs) Proceeding under the Seeds Act, 2015

Table 1: Summary of approved submissions and number of approved field trials that have been planted in 2015. Please note that not all approved submissions have trials planted after authorization.
Year Number of submissions Number of field trials
2015 64 129
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
Barley 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Camelina 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 0
Canola 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 19 13 0
Pea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Poplar 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Potato 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wheat 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 53 0 0
Total 0 4 0 2 0 2 19 76 26 0
Table 3: Summary of 2015 field trials' breeding objectives. Data includes only trials that were both authorized and planted (trials terminated early are also included).
Crop Barley Camelina Canola Pea Poplar Potato Wheat
Latin name Hordeum vulgare Camelina sativa Brassica napus Pisum sativum Populus spp. Solanum tuberosum Triticum aestivum
Total Trials 2 8 37 10 1 6 65
Herbicide toleranceTable Note 1 0 5 29 10 0 0 63
Yield increase 0 0 17 0 0 0 53
Modified oil composition 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
Stress tolerance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fungal resistance 0 0 0 10 0 4 0
Pharmaceutical 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Male sterility 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Modified protein or amino acid content 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Modified carbohydrate content 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Modified secondary metabolites 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Altered maturity or growth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Selectable marker (incl. antibiotic resistance) 2 4 13 0 1 4 2
Genetic research 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Table Notes

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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