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Summary of Submissions and Field Trials of Plants with Novel Traits (PNTs) Proceeding under the Seeds Act, 2012.

Table 1: Summary of approved submissions and number of approved field trials that have been planted in 2012. Please note that not all approved submissions have trials planted after authorization.
Year Number of Submissions Number of Field Trials
2012 145 936
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
Brown Mustard 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 2 0
Camelina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Canola 0 0 0 0 0 23 222 455 115 0
Castor Bean 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Corn 0 0 0 0 2 18 9 0 0 0
Pea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Poplar 0 0 0 0 11 1 0 0 0 0
Soybean 0 0 0 0 7 37 2 0 0 0
Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Wheat 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Total 0 5 0 0 20 85 233 468 130 0
Table 3: Summary of 2012 field trials' breeding objectives. Data includes only trials that were both authorized and planted (trials terminated early are also included).
Crop Brown Mustard Camelina Canola Castor Bean Corn Pea Poplar Soybean Tobacco Wheat
Latin Name Brassica juncea Camelina sativa Brassica napus Ricinus communis Zea mays Pisium sativum Populus spp Glycine max Nicotiana tabacum Triticum aestivum
Total Trials 15 3 815 1 29 10 12 46 3 2
Breeding Objectives: Genetic Research 0 0 14 0 0 0 12 0 0 0
Breeding Objectives: Industrial Compound 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Breeding Objectives:
Selectable Marker
9 3 12 0 15 0 12 0 3 2
Breeding Objectives:
Herbicide tolerance Table Note 1
6 2 688 0 29 10 0 46 0 0
Breeding Objectives:
Insect resistance
0 0 0 0 10 0 0 4 0 0
Breeding Objectives:
Yield Increase
0 0 485 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Breeding Objectives
Modified Oil Composition
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breeding Objectives
Nutritional Change
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breeding Objectives
Stress Tolerance
9 0 259 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
Breeding Objectives
Fungal Resistance
0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 2
Breeding Objectives
New Crop To Canada
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breeding Objectives
Nitrogen Use Efficiency
0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breeding Objectives
Water Use Efficiency
0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breeding Objectives
Pharmaceutical
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Table Note

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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