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What’s Growing ON? – Episode 9

Episode 9: Pepper Weevil & Cyclamen Mites

In this episode, Kristy chats with co-host Cassie Russell, former acting Vegetable Crop Specialist and current acting Tree Fruit Specialist to talk about monitoring for the problematic invasive insect, the pepper weevil. For more information on how to properly identify pepper weevil, check out Which Weevil Warrants Worry? on the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable blog. Suspect you have pepper weevil? Contact Amanda Tracey – Vegetable Crop Specialist (amanda.tracey@ontario.ca) or Cara McCreary – Greenhouse Vegetable IPM Specialist (cara.mccreary@ontario.ca). 

Also on this episode, Erica Pate – Fruit Crop Specialist, sits in the ‘Horticulture Hotseat’ to shine some light on the tiny but destructive pest of strawberries, the cyclamen mite. 

Accessible format available upon request. 
Music: Aspire by Scott Holmes

Have a question or a topic you would like us to cover? Email us at ONhortcrops@gmail.com

Click here for a list of previous What’s Growing ON? episodes

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