Estimated acreage and percentage

Estimated percentage of HT and conventional canola

Estimated acreage and percentage of HT and conventional canola in Canada
Updated December 3,2010
Source: Provincial databases, seed company information, surveys and Statistics Canada.

Year Total Acres Harvested (000) Total Production (000 tonnes) Roundup Ready (transgenic; herbicide tolerant) Liberty (transgenic; herbicide tolerant) Clearfield (not trangenic; herbicide tolerant) Conventional
% of acres
1995 13,200 6,436 0 0 0 100
1996 8,800 5,056 1 3 6 90
1997 12,000 6,266 4 8 14 74
1998 13,500 7,588 23 12 16 49
1999 13,700 8,798 35 18 18 29
2000 11,995 7,086 40 15 25 20
2001 9,601 5,062 45 16 20 19
2002 7,060 3,577 43 21 20 16
2003 11,600 6,669 48 22 19 12
2004 12,200 7,728 45 30 18 7
2005 12,980 9,660 45 34 14 7
2006 12,946 9,100 44 40 11 5
2007 15,511 9,529 47 41 11 2
2008 16,048 12,643 45 41 13 1
2009 15,755 12,417 51 40 7 1
2010 16,097 11,866 47 46 6 1

*Numbers may be slightly off due to rounding.