Melanie Filotas – Horticultural IPM Specialist, OMAFRA The sweet potato is a tropical plant native to Central and South America,… Continue Reading Where in Ontario can you Grow Sweet Potatoes? Commercial Production of a Tropical Crop in the Great White North
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a Minor Use label expansion of Delegate Insecticide for… Continue Reading Minor Use Label Expansion – Delegate for flea beetles on root vegetables
The cabbage maggot (Delia radicum) is the larvae stage of the cabbage root fly which can cause severe damage to… Continue Reading Cabbage Maggot; An old pest with limited options
A potato IPM training module has been launched and can be found on the Ontario CropIPM website here: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/IPM/english/index.html The module is… Continue Reading Potato module now available on Ontario Crop IPM
Dennis Van Dyk, OMAFRA, Guelph; Manju Chandran and Mary Ruth McDonald, University of Guelph, Muck Crops Research Station. For the… Continue Reading Flea Beetle Feeding Damage Found on Carrots in Ontario
Eugenia Banks, OMAFRA Growing potatoes is always a challenge for Ontario potato producers. Mother Nature dictates crop development from planting… Continue Reading The 2015 season: how is the potato crop doing?