Flad Derek

Last Name Flad
First Name Derek
Your function derek@quinoa.com
Your institution Northern Quinoa Production Corporation
Type of organization
  • Organisation professionnelle agricoleAgricultural Professional OrganizationOrganización profesional agraria
Postal address 3002 Millar Avenue
Saskatoon, Sk
S7K 5X9
City Saskatoon
Country Canada
Theme of expertise
  • Semences et Ressources génétiquesSeeds and Genetic ResourcesSemillas y recursos genéticos
  • Agronomie et Systèmes de cultureAgronomy and Cropping systemsSistemas de Cultivos
  • Génétique et Amélioration des plantesGenetics and Plant breedingGenética y fitomejoramiento
First working language Anglais | English | Ingles
All working languages
  • English
What do you expect of a collaborative network on quinoa? Possibility to source exotic germplasm for purpose of evaluation in western Canada, Confirm and share agronomic recommendations and best practices for IPM for Quinoa, specific to insect management
What degree of interest do you have in professional networks? Strong interest. As a private company there is concern over how much information we can share, but open to discussion on any topic, specifiically IPM and best practices for growing quinoa
What communication tools do you expect for a network?
  • site webwebsitePágina web
In which field of expertise would you like to receive further collaboration?
  • Génétique et Amélioration des plantesGenetics and Plant breedingGenética y fitomejoramiento
Priority actions to implement in order to facilitate direct or virtual contacts
  • Journées d’informationInformation Days in UniversitiesJornadas de información
  • Ateliers-débats / Tables-rondesWorkshops to debate crucial points / Round tablesTalleres y Mesas redondas
  • Congrès mondialInternational CongressCongreso mundial
Priority actions to guide research agenda
  • Recherche participativeParticipatory researchInvestigación Participativa
  • Protocoles et analyse de donnéesProtocols design and analysis of experimentsProtocolos y tratamiento de datos
  • Experimentations multilocalesMulti-regional field trialsPruebas de campo multi-regionales
Priority actions to raise awareness
  • Pratiques agronomiques / Conseils techniquesAgronomic practices / Technical guidanceBuenas prácticas agronómicas
Priority actions to promote global initiatives
  • Protection des variétés (locales ou non)Protection of landraces/varietiesProtección de variedades (locales e otras)
Are you directly responsible for conducting quinoa crop trials in your country? ? Oui - Yes - Si