Photostory #286: To Seek, to Find -- Increase the Yield

Chris Lund , Dominion Wide , Gar Lunney
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
May 30, 1961
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
The problems never end. Above, scientists thresh selected flax plants, grown in "flax-sick" soil, in an attempt to find a disease-resistant strain. So the struggle goes: the quest to find new strains, to combat old diseases, to increase yields, to lower costs. In all of which Canada's Experimental Farms lead the way.