Crop Biology- Canada

Biology of Brassica juncea (Canola/Mustard)

The present document is a companion document to the Dir94-08. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Brassica juncea, its centres of origin, its related species and the potential for gene introgression from Brassica juncea into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it may interact. Attachments:  Biology_of_Brassica_juncea_Ca

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Biology of Brassica napus L. (Canola/Rapeseed)

The present document represents a companion document to the Directive 9408 (Dir94-08), entitled “Directive 9408 (Dir94-08) Assessment Criteria for Determining Environmental Safety of  Plants with Novel Traits”. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Brassica napus (L.), its centres of origin, its related species and the potential for gene introgression from B. napus into relatives, and details of the life forms with…

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Biology of Brassica rapa L.

The present document represents a companion document to Dir94-08. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Brassica rapa L., its centres of origin and related species. Emphasis has been placed on detailing potential hybridization events between B. rapa and its close relatives. Discussion is limited to hybridization events that can occur in nature and result in fertile offspring.…

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Biology of Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz (Camelina)

This document is intended to provide background information on the biology of Camelina sativa, its identity, geographical distribution, reproductive biology, related species, the potential for gene introgression from C. sativa into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it interacts. Attachments:  Biology_of_Camelina_sativa_Ca

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Biology of Glycine max (L.) Merr. (Soybean)

The present document is a companion document to Dir94-08. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Glycine max (L.) Merrill, its centres of origin, its related species and the potential for gene introgression from G. max into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it may interact. Attachments:  Biology_of_Glycine_max_Ca

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Biology of Helianthus annuus L.

The present document is a companion document to Dir94-08. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Helianthus annuus L., its centre of origin, its related species, the potential for gene introgression from H. annuus into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it may interact. Attachments:  Biology_of_Helianthus_annuus_Ca

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Biology of Lens culinaris Medikus (Lentil)

The present document is a companion document to Dir94-08. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Lens culinaris, its centre of origin, its related species and the potential for gene introgression from L. culinaris into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it may interact. Such species specific information will serve as a guide for addressing some…

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Biology of Linum usitatissimum L. (Flax)

The present document is a companion document to Dir94-08. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Linum usitatissimum L., its centres of origin, its related species, and the potential for gene introgression from L. usitatissimum into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it interacts. Attachments:  Biology_of_Linum_usitatissimum_Ca

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Biology of Malus domestica Borkh. (Apple)

This document is intended to provide background information on the biology of Malus domestica, its identity, geographical distribution, reproductive biology, related species, the potential for gene introgression from M. domestica into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it interacts. Attachments:  Biology_of_Malus_domestica_Ca

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Biology of Medicago sativa L. (Alfalfa)

The present document is a companion document to Dir94-08: Assessment Criteria for Determining Environmental Safety of Plants with Novel Traits. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Medicago sativa L., its centre of origin, its related species and the potential for gene introgression from M. sativa L. into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it may…

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