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Resources for vegetable crop scouts

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Use of Sandea Herbicide in Tomatoes, Vine Crops, and Peppers and Permit in Sweet Corn

Darren Robinson, Weed Researcher, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph

Sandea and Permit are Group 2 herbicides that are taken up by roots and shoots and are systemic in the plant.  The herbicides will translocate to the new growing tissues, and if applied to a sensitive crop or weed, it will cause stunting, chlorosis (yellowing) and may even delay maturity of sensitive species.  These herbicides are particularly useful for control of preemergence control of common lamb’s-quarters and postemergence control of yellow nutsedge.  They have also provided good control of common ragweed and redroot pigweed.  The labels should be consulted before use in all cases, and are available at http://www.uap.ca/products/products.htm.

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Minor use label expansion granted for Command 360 ME herbicide for management of weeds on peppers

J. Chaput, OMAF & MRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion for Command 360 herbicide for control and suppression of labeled weeds on field peppers in Canada. Command herbicide was already labeled for management of weeds on cucumbers, melons, squash, pumpkins, sweet potatoes and soybeans in Canada. Continue reading Minor use label expansion granted for Command 360 ME herbicide for management of weeds on peppers

Resources for vegetable crop scouts


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Updated April 2015, March 2014, April 2013.

Integrated pest management (IPM) is an approach to pest control that considers all management options to maintain pests below an economic injury level. Scouting provides an objective summary of the crop condition and pest situation in a field.

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