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Canada’s wheat yield gains compare well to world

In Manitoba from 2000 to 2012, wheat yield gains outpaced 
those for canola

There have been opinions expressed in the media claiming the rate of yield gain for wheat in Western Canada is low compared to that of the rest of the world. However, a survey of the data suggests that’s not the case. Rob Graf, a wheat breeder with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Lethbridge Research Centre, says