New canola varieties for 2021

Almost two dozen canola hybrids will be coming your way, some with improved shatter and clubroot resistance

Looking for the latest canola options? Twenty-three new hybrids will be hitting the market for western Canadian farmers in 2021. Strong standability, improved shatter resistance and clubroot resistance are major themes in the new lineup. Please note, the following list includes only brand new variety releases for 2021.

BASF

InVigor L357P is a pod shatter-reduction hybrid that offers high yield and very strong standability. This hybrid also features the added benefit of excellent blackleg resistance. A new addition to BASF’s 300 series, InVigor L357P suits non-clubroot areas.

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InVigor L340PC is a high-yielding, mid-maturing, pod shatter-reduction hybrid that offers first-generation clubroot resistance and strong standability.

Dekalb

DKTF 97 CRSC is the first Dekalb TruFlex canola with Roundup Ready technology hybrid offering straight cut genetics, clubroot protection and an excellent blackleg rating. DKTF 97 CRSC offers an R (resistant) rating for both blackleg and clubroot, good yield potential, good standability and mid-maturity.

DKTF 99 SC is a Dekalb TruFlex canola with Roundup Ready technology straight cut hybrid offering strong performance and harvestability. DKTF 99 SC TruFlex canola offers excellent yield potential, good standability, mid-maturity and an R rating for blackleg.

Brett Young

BY 6207TF is a “DefendR-rated” clubroot variety, meaning it has Brett Young’s next-generation clubroot resistance including resistance to newer pathotypes such as 2B, 3A, 3D and others. This TruFlex variety offers aggressive establishment and delivers consistent yields across mid- and long-season zones.

BY 5125CL is a strong yielder in the Clearfield segment with excellent disease protection and mid-season maturity (+0.1 days). BY 5125CL also features first-generation clubroot protection (resistance to pathotypes 2F, 3H, 5I, 6M and 8N).

Corteva: Brevant Seeds

D3157C is a high yielder (107 per cent of DK 75-42) with very good standability and strong lodging resistance. It offers CR1 resistance to clubroot pathotypes 2F, 3H, 5I, 6M and 8N. Mid-maturing, it is rated R for both blackleg and fusarium wilt.

D3158CM provides high yields (107 per cent of DK 75-42), consistent performance and very good standability. This hybrid includes the HarvestMax trait for straight cut or delayed swathing, offering producers their choice of harvest timing for maximum yield management. D3158CM includes CR1 resistance to clubroot pathotypes 2F, 3H, 5I, 6M and 8N. Mid-maturing, it is rated R for both blackleg and fusarium wilt.

B2030MN is a new Clearfield hybrid with the HarvestMax trait for straight cut or delayed swathing. B2030MN offers very good early-season growth, good yield potential (99.4 per cent of Brevant 2028 CL and 100 per cent of Pioneer 46H75) and very good standability. This hybrid includes CR1 resistance to clubroot pathotypes 2F, 3H, 5I, 6M and 8N and is rated R for both blackleg and fusarium wilt.

Canterra Seeds

CS2600 CR-T is an early-maturing, high-yielding TruFlex canola. The straight cut hybrid offers an enhanced clubroot package with additional resistance to 2B + 5X pathotypes, as well as R-C to blackleg and R to clubroot. CS2600 CR-T yields 112 per cent of 75-42 CR.

CS2700 (registration pending) is a high-yielding, mid-maturing Clearfield canola with clubroot resistance and multigenic (R-AE2) blackleg resistance. CS2700 yields 3.5 per cent more than a market-leading Clearfield hybrid. Contract premiums are available.

Corteva: Pioneer

45H42 is a high-yielding (110 per cent compared to 75-42) Pioneer Protector clubroot canola hybrid with medium-early maturity. 45H42 offers strong lodging resistance and is rated R for both blackleg and clubroot (2F, 3H, 5I, 6M and 8N pathotypes).

45CM44 offers excellent yield (102 per cent of 45H33) and the Pioneer Protector clubroot trait (R to 2F, 3H, 5I, 6M and 8N pathotypes). It also offers the HarvestMax trait, which gives producers the choice of harvest timing for maximum yield management. 45CM44 has strong emergence and excellent early growth, a good lodging score, and an R rating for blackleg.

P506ML is a high-yielding (104.6 per cent of P501L) Pioneer Protector HarvestMaxCR (clubroot resistance and harvest flexibility) canola hybrid with the LibertyLink trait. P506ML offers very good lodging resistance, excellent emergence and early growth, and an R rating for blackleg.

P505MSL is a Pioneer Protector Plus canola hybrid that defends against clubroot (R to 2F, 3H, 5I, 6M and 8N pathotypes), blackleg (R) and sclerotinia, and offers strong yield potential (104.6 per cent of P501L). This hybrid includes the HarvestMax trait, which gives producers the choice of harvest timing for maximum yield management. P505MSL offers very good lodging resistance and excellent emergence and early growth.

P607CL is a Pioneer Protector clubroot canola hybrid with an R rating for blackleg and clubroot (2F, 3H, 5I, 6M and 8N pathotypes) and the Clearfield herbicide tolerance trait. This hybrid offers good yield potential (99 per cent of 46H75) and is very good for lodging.

P508MCL offers Pioneer Protector HarvestMax (for choice of harvest timing for maximum yield management), an R rating for blackleg protection and the Clearfield herbicide tolerance trait. Featuring excellent yield potential (101 per cent compared to 46H75), this hybrid has excellent early growth and emergence and is very good for lodging.

Proven Seed

PV 761 TM is a very high-yielding (102 per cent versus Dekalb 75-65 BL) TruFlex canola with Roundup Ready technology, allowing for a wider spray window and application rate flexibility. The improved pod integrity (pod shatter score equivalent to Dekalb 75-65 RR) allows producers the option of straight cutting and provides flexibility at harvest time. This hybrid features excellent standability and an R rating to blackleg and fusarium wilt. It is suitable to all growing zones of Western Canada.

PV 660 LCM is the first harvest management LibertyLink canola hybrid from Proven Seed. PV 660 LCM includes a strong disease package including clubroot, blackleg and fusarium wilt resistance. This hybrid offers strong yield (99 per cent of check L233P) and excellent standability. It suits all growing zones across Western Canada.

PV 681 LC combines early maturity with the highest yield potential (100 per cent of L233P) of any LibertyLink hybrid from Proven Seed. Suitable for all growing zones, this early-/mid-season hybrid is a strong choice for geographies at risk of clubroot in Western Canada. PV 681 LC has an R rating for fusarium wilt and blackleg.

Cargill

Victory Canola V25-3T TruFlex is part of the Cargill Specialty Canola Program. This hybrid is the earliest-maturing Victory hybrid. It offers polygenic blackleg resistance, is rated R for clubroot resistance and has resistance to fusarium wilt. Victory Canola V25-3T TruFlex is a strong yielder (104 per cent of 45H33 and L233P in yield trials) and is suitable for all growing regions.

Victory Canola V25-5T TruFlex is a high-yielding TruFlex Victory hybrid that yielded 107 per cent versus 45H33 and L233P in yield trials. It offers polygenic blackleg resistance, is rated R for clubroot resistance, and has resistance to fusarium wilt. This hybrid is suitable for all growing regions.

Croplan

CP21T3P is built for farmers looking to maximize yields in a straight cut system in non-clubroot-affected areas. Featuring excellent shatter resistance and strong standability, CP21T3P is a TruFlex hybrid with improved, multigenic blackleg resistance, medium height and mid-maturity.

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