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CANOLA

GUIDE 2012

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Get the best value

on high-yielding canola

When it comes to choosing the best for your farm, UFA

offers the highest yielding canola varieties available on the

market, all of which are outlined in this booklet. You’ll want

to keep it handy. It’s packed with all of our 2012 varieties,

as well as helpful and new features like a new canola

maturity chart, disease prevention methods, field record

sheets and more.

Now you can choose from an even larger selection of

varieties supplied by the industry’s top brands: InVigor ® ,

DEKALB ® and CANTERRA SEEDS. So get the most from

your fields this upcoming season. Your local UFA crop expert

is there to help you select the best canola option for your

specific growing zone and soil conditions. Our crop experts

deliver technical expertise and agronomic support based on

your individual needs. Along with leading seed varieties, UFA

also offers a full selection of crop protection and production

products to get your crop off to healthy start and keep

it growing throughout the season. A high-yielding crop

means higher profitability for your farm.

Talk to your UFA Crop Rep today. Book now to

guarantee your seed selection and lock in the best

price of the season.

Contact your UFA Crop Representative

Name: ______________________________________

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Table of Contents

InVigor ® Canola Varieties .............2 – 5

DEKALB ® Canola Varieties ............6 – 9

CANTERRA SEED Varieties .........10 – 15

Days to Maturity Chart ..............16 – 17

Disease Prevention ....................18 – 23

Your Field Record Charts............24 – 33

For added convenience, UFA offers bulk packaging for all

canola seed varieties. For increased vigor, JumpStart ® inoculant

may be applied on early orders. Deadline for early orders is

Wednesday, November 30, 2011. Please contact your UFA Crop

Representative for more details.


InVigor ®

L130

InVigor ®

InVigor ® L130 Hybrid Canola Seed

No matter which InVigor ® hybrid canola seed you choose to grow,

you can always count on superior genetics, great performance

and outstanding yields. To get the InVigor ® you want and the

best return on your investment, secure your variety today while

supplies last.

Yield

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

136% of the checks (46A65 and Q2) in the

2008/2009 WCC/RRC co-op trials

Two days earlier than the average of the checks

All of Alberta

Medium height

Excellent, superior to checks

Blackleg Rating

R (Resistant)

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L120

New

variety

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Available in certain

geographies only

InVigor ® L120 Hybrid Canola Seed

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Limited

release

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Oil Content

Seed Treatment

Overall Comment

L150

Equal to the checks

Prosper ® FX

InVigor ® L130 is the new standard for yield in mid to

short season growing zones

Yield

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

Oil Content

Seed Treatment

Overall Comment

134% of the checks (46A65 and Q2) in the

2009/2010 WCC/RRC (Western Canadian Canola and

Rapeseed Recommending Committee) co-op trials

Over three days earlier than the average of the checks

Northern Alberta

Short to medium height

Excellent, superior to checks

R (Resistant)

Equal to the checks

Prosper ® FX

InVigor ® L120 is the true replacement for InVigor ®

5020. This variety will only be available in certain

geographies

InVigor ® L150 Hybrid Canola Seed

Yield

143% of the checks (46A65 and Q2) in the

2008/2009 WCC/RRC co-op trials

Maturity

Equal to the average of the checks

Growing Zones All of Alberta

Height

Medium height

Lodging Resistance Excellent, superior to checks

Blackleg Rating R (Resistant)

Oil Content Higher than the checks

Seed Treatment Prosper ® FX

Overall Comment

InVigor ® L150 is the new standard for hybrid yield

topping the WCC/RRC yield trials two years in a row

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InVigor ®

5440

L135C

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InVigor ®

InVigor ® 5440 Hybrid Canola Seed

InVigor ® L135C Hybrid Canola Seed

Yield

135% of the checks (46A65 and Q2) in the

2005/2006 WCC/RRC co-op trials

Yield

138% of checks (46A65 and Q2) in 2010 WCC/RRC

co-op trials

Maturity

Equal to the average of the checks

Maturity

Three days earlier than the average of the checks

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

Oil Content

Seed Treatment

Overall Comment

All growing zones of Alberta

Medium height

Excellent, superior to checks

R (Resistant)

Slightly higher than the checks

Prosper ® FX

InVigor ® 5440 is the traditional, consistent, high

performing hybrid for all growing zones. It was grown

on more acres in 2011 than any other canola.

Growing Zones

Northern and Central Alberta, in areas with confirmed

clubroot presence

Height

Short to medium height

Lodging Resistance Excellent, superior to checks

Blackleg Rating R (Resistant) Clubroot Rating R (Resistant)

Oil Content Equal to the checks

Seed Treatment Prosper ® FX

Overall Comment

InVigor ® L135C will have limited availability for

clubroot susceptible zones only

5770

L170S

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InVigor ® 5770 Hybrid Canola Seed

Yield

135% of the checks (46A65 and Q2) in the

2007/2008 WCC/RRC co-op trials

Maturity

Two days later than the average of the checks

Growing Zones Central and Southern Alberta

Height

Medium height

Lodging Resistance Excellent, superior to checks

Blackleg Rating R (Resistant)

Oil Content Slightly higher than the checks

Seed Treatment Prosper ® FX

Overall Comment

InVigor ® 5770 is the traditional, consistent, high

performing hybrid for long season growing zones

InVigor ® L170S Hybrid Canola Seed

Yield

137% of checks (46A65 and Q2) in 2010 WCC/RRC

co-op trials

Maturity

Two days later than the average of the checks

Growing Zones Southern Alberta

Height

Tall height

Lodging Resistance Excellent, superior to checks

Blackleg Rating R (Resistant) Sclerotinia Rating T (Tolerant)

Oil Content Equal to the checks

Seed Treatment Prosper ® FX

Overall Comment

InVigor ® L170S will have a limited availability for long

season growing zones only

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73-15 RR

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DEKALB ® 73-15 RR – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

Yield

106% of the checks (72-35 RR and 73-35 RR) in the

2010 Monsanto FACT Trials

DEKALB ®

DEKALB ® brand seed is committed to developing innovative,

higher-yielding canola hybrids for farmers, season after season,

year after year.

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New

variety

73-45 RR

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

Oil Content

Seed Treatment

Overall Comment

3.5 days earlier than DEKALB ® 72-65 RR, 1.3 days

earlier than DEKALB ® 73-35 RR

Northern Alberta

Short height

Good

MR (Moderatly

Resistant)

High

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Acceleron Seed Treatment Technology

DEKALB ® 73-15 RR is an excellent fit for growers in the

short season zone, it’s set to be the next top performer

in the DEKALB ® brand’s strong short season lineup

DEKALB ®

DEKALB ® 73-45 RR – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

Yield

100% of the checks (InVigor ® 5440) in the 2010

Monsanto FACT Trials

Maturity

0.5 day earlier that DEKALB ® 72-65 RR, similar to

DEKALB ® 72-55 RR

Growing Zones All of Alberta

Height

Medium height

Lodging Resistance Very good

Blackleg Rating R (Resistant)

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Oil Content Very high

Seed Treatment Acceleron Seed Treatment Technology

Overall Comment

DEKALB ® 73-45 RR is one of the highest yielding

varieties ever introduced into the DEKALB ® lineup, for

growers seeking maximum yield potential

73-75 RR

DEKALB ® 73-75 RR – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

Yield

103% of the checks (InVigor ® 5440) in the 2010

Monsanto FACT Trials

Maturity

Slightly earlier than DEKALB ® 72-65 RR

Growing Zones Central and Southern Alberta

Height

Medium height

Lodging Resistance Excellent

Blackleg Rating R (Resistant)

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Oil Content High

Seed Treatment Acceleron Seed Treatment Technology

Overall Comment

DEKALB ® 73-75 RR is a high yielding canola hybrid with

a great all-round agronomic package

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73-67 RR

72-65 RR

DEKALB ® 73-67 RR – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

Yield

99% of the checks (45H29) in the 2010

Monsanto FACT Trials

DEKALB ® 72-65 RR – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

Yield

100% of the checks (45H29) in the 2010

Monsanto FACT Trials

DEKALB ®

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

1 day earlier than DEKALB ® 72-65 RR, similar to

DEKALB ® 71-45 RR

All of Alberta

Medium height

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

0.5 day later than checks, slightly earlier than

DEKALB ® 72-55 RR

Southern and Central Alberta

Medium height

DEKALB ®

Lodging Resistance Very good Clubroot Rating R (Resistant)

Blackleg Rating

R (Resistant)

Oil Content High

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

Oil Content

Seed Treatment

Excellent

R (Resistant)

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

High

Acceleron TM Seed Treatment Technology

Overall Comment

DEKALB ® 73-67 RR is a natural successor to DEKALB ® 71-45

RR with the added protection of clubroot resistant trait

Overall Comment

DEKALB ® 72-65 RR has shown to be a canola hybrid with

one of the highest yielding potentials in Western Canada

73-77 RR

72-35 RR

DEKALB ® 73-77 RR – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

Yield

99% of the checks (45H29) in the 2010

Monsanto FACT Trials

Maturity

0.5 day later than DEKALB ® 72-65 RR

Growing Zones All of Alberta

Height

Medium height

Lodging Resistance Very good Clubroot Rating R (Resistant)

Blackleg Rating R (Resistant)

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Oil Content High

Seed Treatment Acceleron TM Seed Treatment Technology

DEKALB ® 72-35 RR – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

Yield

104% of the checks (43E01) in the 2009/2010

Monsanto FACT Trials

Maturity

3.5 days earlier than DEKALB ® 72-65 RR, 1 day earlier

than DEKALB ® 71-45 RR

Growing Zones Northern Alberta

Height

Short to medium height

Lodging Resistance Very good

Blackleg Rating

Oil Content

MR (Moderately

Resistant)

High

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Overall Comment

DEKALB ® 73-77 RR was developed specifically with

clubroot resistance to offer outstanding yield potential

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Overall Comment

DEKALB ® 72-35 RR is an early maturing hybrid with

excellent yield potential adapted for the short season

zone

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1980

CANTERRA 1980 – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

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CANTERRA SEEDS continues to offer a diverse canola portfolio.

From great yields to strong disease packages to early maturity,

CANTERRA SEEDS’ canola lineup will meet your growing needs.

Yield

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

103% of 45H29 in the 2010 Monsanto FACT Trials

1.5 days earlier than checks

All of Alberta

1.0 inch shorter than checks

Good

CANTERRA SEEDS

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1990

New

variety

n

Blackleg Rating

R (Resistant)

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Overall Comment

1970

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

If you like the early maturity of CANTERRA 1852H, you

should try CANTERRA 1980

CANTERRA SEEDS

CANTERRA 1990 – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

Yield

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

103% of InVigor ® 5440 (2010 Breeder Trials)

0.5 days later than checks

Central and Southern Alberta

2.0 inches taller than checks

Very good

R (Resistant)

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

CANTERRA 1970 – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

102% of DEKALB ® 73-45 RR (2010 YieldWorks and

Yield

Demonstration Trials)

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

2.5 days later than checks

Southern Alberta

2.5 inches taller than checks

Excellent

R (Resistant)

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Overall Comment

The highest yielding hybrid in the CANTERRA SEEDS

lineup

Overall Comment

If you liked the standability of CANTERRA 1841 RR HYB,

you will love CANTERRA 1970

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1960

CANTERRA 1960 – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

102% of DEKALB ® 73-67 RR/73-77 RR (2010

Yield

YieldWorks and Demonstration Trials)

Maturity

0.5 days later than checks

1956

CANTERRA 1956 – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Composite Hybrid

Yield

100% of VT Remarkable (2009 WCC/RRC)

Maturity

Equal to checks

Growing Zones

All of Alberta

Growing Zones

All of Alberta

Height

2.0 inches taller than checks

Height

2.0 inches taller than checks

Lodging Resistance Very good Clubroot Rating R (Resistant)

Lodging Resistance

Very good

CANTERRA SEEDS

Blackleg Rating

R (Resistant)

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Overall Comment

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Resistant to all races of clubroot found in Alberta

Blackleg Rating

R (Resistant)

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Overall Comment

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

A composite hybrid, this canola offers exceptional

yields at a value price

CANTERRA SEEDS

1950

1818RR

CANTERRA 1950 – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Hybrid

CANTERRA 1818 RR – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Open Pollinated

Yield

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

105% of DEKALB ® 72-65 RR (2009 WCC/RRC)

Equal to checks

All of Alberta

2.0 inches taller than checks

Good

MR (Moderately

Resistant)

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Yield

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

98% of DEKALB ® 71-45 RR (2007-2009 YieldWorks

and Demonstration Trials)

1 day earlier than checks

All of Alberta

3.5 inches shorter than checks

Good

R (Resistant)

Fusarium Wilt

Rating

R (Resistant)

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Seed Treatment Helix Xtra ®

Overall Comment

Very good yield potential across all growing zones

Overall Comment

A reliable favourite with many farmers

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Canterra Seeds

1918

CANTERRA 1918 – Genuity ® Roundup Ready ® Open Pollinated

Yield

Maturity

Growing Zones

Height

Lodging Resistance

Blackleg Rating

106% of DEKALB ® 71-45 RR (2009 CANTERRA SEEDS

Research Trials)

0.5 days later than checks

All of Alberta

0.5 inches taller than checks

Very good

MR (Moderately

Resistant)

Seed Treatment Helix XTra ®

Overall Comment

Fusarium Wilt

Resistance

Preferred by farmers who demand value

R (Resistant)

How to receive the full

2012 UFA Canola Guide

You can visit your local Farm and Ranch Supply store or simply

request one by filling out the form on the UFA Canola webpage

(which you just downloaded this booklet from).

The 2012 Canola Guide contains a plethora of benefits including:

a comprehensive maturity chart that includes all varieties from all

our suppliers in one easy to read chart (you'll finally be comparing

apples-to-apples), a quick list of disease prevention methods,

handy field record charts where you can record your crop progress

while in the field or in your cab, and a notes section to capture all

your in-field thoughts.

All this in one pocket sized book, and it's FREE. All you have to

do is ask for it!

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