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Detail

Area
Canada
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Sunflower seed
Date
01/06/2014
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Sector development
Description
Provided grant for the development of disease-resistant and herbicide-tolerant confectionary sunflower hybrids that meet the needs of growers and of the international market
Notes
CANADA – sector development: The federal government, the province of Manitoba and a farmer-funded research foundation jointly provided a CAD 1.8 million (USD 1.68 million) grant to the National Sunflower Association of Canada (NSAC) for the development of disease-resistant and herbicide-tolerant confectionary sunflower hybrids that meet the needs of growers and of the international market