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Searching for a Silver Bullet

The clock is ticking on Thimet 15G, the insecticide of choice for controlling wireworm in potatoes in most areas of Canada. Because Canada’s regulators...

Thinking Biorationally

'Natural' alternatives to chemical pesticides providing new weapon against potato pests.In the battle against potato pests, what’s old is becoming new again. Biological pesticides,...

Leading the way in Potato Research

Potato growers could soon have some much-needed help in their ongoing battle in the field to prevent the spread of pests and disease.Potato growers...

The Path of Least Resistance

While neonicotinoids are currently controlling most insect populations affecting potato production in Canada, experts say pest resistance is only a matter of time.Twenty years...

The Battle Rages On

Potato growers battling wireworms have been given a three-year reprieve by Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency, which had intended to deregulate the widely used...

STORAGE-RELATED DISEASES: Research Recap

Each year, disease causes economic losses for many growers, but more options are on the way for the management of storage-related diseases.In Canada, numerous...

Searching for a Silver Bullet

The clock is ticking on Thimet 15G, the insecticide of choice for controlling wireworm in potatoes in most areas of Canada. Because Canada’s regulators...

Thinking Biorationally

'Natural' alternatives to chemical pesticides providing new weapon against potato pests.In the battle against potato pests, what’s old is becoming new again. Biological pesticides,...

Leading the way in Potato Research

Potato growers could soon have some much-needed help in their ongoing battle in the field to prevent the spread of pests and disease.Potato growers...

The Path of Least Resistance

While neonicotinoids are currently controlling most insect populations affecting potato production in Canada, experts say pest resistance is only a matter of time.Twenty years...

The Battle Rages On

Potato growers battling wireworms have been given a three-year reprieve by Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency, which had intended to deregulate the widely used...

STORAGE-RELATED DISEASES: Research Recap

Each year, disease causes economic losses for many growers, but more options are on the way for the management of storage-related diseases.In Canada, numerous...