Bayer combining clubroot resistance and reduced pod shatter in new canola variety

With clubroot disease spreading and the number of straight-cut canola acres climbing, clubroot resistance and reduced pod shatter traits have become valuable tools for growers.

Bayer announced today it will be combining both in one canola hybrid.

Invigor L255PC will be available starting this fall through regular retail channels.

With ‘very strong’ standability, an R blackleg rating, and a yield at 109% of the check, Bayer says it sees L255PC as a good fit for all mid to long growing season zones in Western Canada.

Bayer’s Blaine Woycheshin joined Shaun Haney at CanolaPalooza in Lacombe on Tuesday to discuss the announcement, the process of developing the hybrid, and why Bayer is so excited about its launch:

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