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There were giant plants among the canola crop. They were taller, stalkier and generally bigger than the rest of the plants in the fields. These rogue plants started flowering later than the rest of the canola and there were no pods with seeds being formed.

Crop Advisor’s Casebook: Giant canola a puzzle

A Crop Advisor's Solution from the January 6, 2015 issue of Grainews

Back in mid-July, I was contacted by two farmers in the Colonsay area southeast of Saskatoon, Sask. Tyler and Steve called to complain about essentially the same thing — both growers were seeing very large canola plants scattered randomly throughout some of their canola fields. “What are these rogue plants in my field?” asked Tyler, […] Read more