Archive for the ‘Agriculture’ Category

I recently attended a tour of Bill and Marie Linden’s Saskatoon fruit orchard in Portage la Prairie. Saskatoon berries are native to Manitoba and have historically been widely used as a native Prairie fruit crop – but in recent years it has become an exciting new commercial crop in Manitoba. The first saskatoon orchards were […]


Since WordPress is now allowing 3GB of storage I thought I would place my Ph.D. thesis on my Blog site and see how it lists in search engines. Wilcox, Douglas Howard, Ph.D., The University of Manitoba, February 1995, Models of Interference in Monocultures and Mixtures of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and Quackgrass (Elytrigia repens (L.) […]


Since WordPress is now allowing 3GB of storage I thought I would place my thesis on my Blog site and see how it lists in search engines. The first is my M.Sc. Thesis: Wilcox, Douglas Howard, M.Sc., The University of Manitoba, May 1986, Biology and Control of Bromus pectinatus Thunb., 177pgs. Abstract (downloads follow) – […]