Morrison, Malcolm, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

960 Carling Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-1556
Fax: 613-759-1701
Email: malcolm.morrison@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Oilseed crops
  • crop physiology
  • leaf shape
  • plant architecture
  • yield/environment interaction
  • climate and seed quality
  • uv-b radiation
  • high protein soybeans
  • corn
  • soybean physiology
  • oilseed crops
  • genetics and plant breeding
  • cereals
  • crop improvement
  • pubescence colour

Current Projects:

  • Develop an understanding of plant reactions to abiotic stresses.
  • Develop technologies to assess crop production risks associated with abiotic stresses
  • Develop technologies and practices to reduce crop production risks associated with abiotic stresses
  • Develop an understaning of plant accumulation of antinutritional compounds.

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2015

  • Morrison, M.J. (2015). "Heat stress during flowering in canola.", National workshop on canola productivity in Australia, Canberra ACT Australia, February 3-4, 2015.
  • Morrison, M.J., Blackshaw, R.E., O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, K.N., and Holzapfel, C.B. (2015). "Innovations underpinning yield improvements in the Canadian canola industry.", Crop Updates, Perth, Australia, February 24-25, 2015.
  • Morrison, M.J., Blackshaw, R.E., O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, N., and Holzapfel, C.B. (2015). "Canola Productivity in Canada.", National workshop on canola productivity in Australia, Canberra ACT Australia, February 3-4, 2015, Invited Presentation.
  • Morrison, M.J., Blackshaw, R.E., O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, N., and Holzapfel, C.B. (2015). "Innovations Underpinning yield improvement in the Canadian canola industry.", Invited Plenary Speaker at Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Updates, Adelaide, Australia, February 10, 2015. (Presentation)
  • Morrison, M.J., Blackshaw, R.E., O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, N., and Holzapfel, C.B. (2015). "Innovations Underpinning yield improvement in the Canadian canola industry.", Invited Plenary Speaker at Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Updates, Corowa, Australia, February 19, 2015. (Presentation)
  • Morrison, M.J., Blackshaw, R.E., O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, N., and Holzapfel, C.B. (2015). "Innovations Underpinning yield improvement in the Canadian canola industry.", Invited Plenary Speaker at Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Updates, Perth, Australia, February 25, 2015. (Presentation)
  • Morrison, M.J., Blackshaw, R.E., O'Donovan, J.T., Harker, N., and Holzapfel, C.B. (2015). "Innovations Underpinning yield improvement in the Canadian canola industry.", Invited Plenary Speaker at Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Updates, Wagga Wagga, Australia, February 17, 2015. (Presentation)
  • Nicol, R.W., Nambi, T., Gomez-Flores, R., Young, D., McNea, L., Van Overloop, K., Morrison, M.J., Reid, L.M., Margaritis, A., and Gilroyed, B.H. (2015). "Fermentation of juice from sugarcorn, a new feedstock for the ethanol industry.", Recent Advances in Fermentation Technology, Clearwater Beach, FL, USA, November 8-11, 2015. (Poster)
  • Silim, S.N., Morrison, M.J., and Cober, E.R. (2015). "Changes in photosynthetic components in short-season Canadian soybean cultivars from seven decades of genetic improvement.", Botany 2015, Shaw Convention Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, 2015.

2013

  • Morrison, M.J. (2013). "Abiotic stress adaptation, agronomy and physiology in northern areas at the Challenges in crop production for Northern Agriculture Symposium.", Joint Canadian Society of Agronomy/American Society of Agronomy meetings, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-6, 2013. (Presentation)
  • Morrison, M.J. (2013). "Can heat stress limit canola yields in Saskatchewan?", Saskatchewan Agronomy Research Update, Web Broadcast, Saskatchewan, Canada, Dec 12, 2013. (Presentation)

2012

  • Morrison, M.J., Cober, E.R., and Frégeau-Reid, J.A. (2012). "There Are Genotypic Differences for Gamma Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) Concentration in Short-Season Soybean.", 2012 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 21-24, 2012, Abstract 376-5. (Presentation)
  • Morrison, M.J., McAndrew, D., and Cober, E.R. (2012). "Climate and photoperiod influence soybean cultivar adaptation in Manitoba and Ontario.", Plant Canada 2012 (joint meeting of the Canadian Society of Agronomy (CSA), Canadian Society for Horticultural Science (CSHS), Certified Crop Advisors (CCA), North American Fruit Explorers (NAFEX)): Adapting Crops to Change, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, July 16-19, 2012, D1.1. (Presentation)

2011

  • Frégeau-Reid, J.A., Morrison, M.J., and Cober, E.R. (2011). "Genotype and environment influence GABA concentration in short-season soybean.", Plant Canada 2011, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada, July 17-21, 2011.
  • Hugh, J.B., Harker, K.N., Légère, A., Morrison, M.J., Séguin-Swartz, G.T., and Falk, K.C. (2011). "GM Canola: The Canadian Experience.", Farm Policy Journal, 8(1), pp. 43-49.

2010

  • Ma, B.-L., Wu, T.-Y., Tremblay, N., Deen, W., McLaughlin, N.B., Morrison, M.J., and Stewart, G. (2010). "Ammonia Volatilization: On-farm Assessment of the Amount and Timing of Nitrogen Fertilizer Application in Corn Production.", 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, August 1-6, 2010, pp. 16-19.

2009

  • Ma, B.-L., Wu, T.-Y., Tremblay, N., Deen, W., Morrison, M.J., McLaughlin, N.B., Gregorich, E.G., and Stewart, G. (2009). "On-farm assessment of nitrogen fertilizer application to corn on nitrous oxide emissions.", XVI International Plant Nutrition Colloquium, Sacramento, CA, USA, August 26-30, 2009.
  • Xue, A.G., Rioux, S., Morrison, M.J., Chen, Y., Zhang, J.X., and Yan, W. (2009). "Resistance and tolerance to sclerotinia stem rot in selected short season soybean cultivars in Canada.", VIII World Soybean Research Conference, Beijing, China, August 10-15, 2009, pp. 265.
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