SaskCanola has announced 72 thousand dollars in scholarships to graduate students from the University of Saskatchewan.
The scholarship program offers 18 thousand dollars a year for a maxium of two years to students entering or continuing studies in a master of sciences or Ph.D. program which deals with an important aspect of
Those receiving scholarships include Adriane Good, who is studying canola meal as a protein supplement for feedlot cattle.
Also receiving suppport is Asmita Poudel, studying the development of nano emissions of phytosterols and vitamin E extracted from canola waste stream.
Another student honored is Chuyuan Zhang, studying the effect of feeding yeast-fermented canola meal on growth performance of rainbow trout and Nile tilapia.
A final scholarship goes to Miles Buchwaldt, for gene study of stress tolerance in canola.
SaskCanola Executive Director Janice Tranberg says research is vital to the growth of the agriculture industry.