Crop Protection

Back to testing basics February 2017

Spore trapping technology to help growers improve late blight management Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Important tips for potato storage February 2017

Post-harvest potato storage expert says quality potato storage requires just two things: quality storage facilities and quality potatoes to store. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Second growth disorder reported in Ontario September 2016

Second growth is a physiological potato problem induced by soil temperatures of 24 C or above and water stress. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Potato IPM training module available online September 2016

An educational tool for growers with information about potato insect pests, diseases, viruses and disorders, is now available online. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Two potato fungicides to keep in mind in 2017 September 2016

Although harvest of the late maturing crop has not started yet, it is never too early to start thinking about disease management in 2017. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba potato report: Aug. 9 August 2016

The number of new finds of late blight seems to have slowed down, even though the disease continues to be a concern. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Heat causing two potato problems July 2016

Two potato problems have developed due to high temperatures, writes Eugenia Banks in her latest Ontario potato update. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Late blight symptoms found in western Manitoba July 2016

Several fields in western Manitoba (Carberry area) reportedly have light blight symptoms. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hit and miss rainfall not enough for P.E.I. potatoes July 2016

While some areas on P.E.I. got a thorough soaking over the weekend, others are still thirsty for moisture. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Late blight found in Michigan potato plant July 2016

Late blight was found in a potato plant near Bronson, Mich., this week. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba potato report: June 24 June 2016

The rainfall distribution has been very good, and very few fields need irrigation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario potato update: June 27 June 2016

A good, steady rain is needed in most areas of the province. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dickeya is coming June 2016

Potato growers are familiar with the problems that stem from blackleg and are adept at managing it. However, two new strains have been identified and one has been spreading in North America for the last two years. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba potato update June 2016

Potato crops across Manitoba in general look very good. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dickeya webcast available online June 2016

Dickeya appears to be on the move throughout Europe. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. potato planting ahead of last year May 2016

Prince Edward Island potato growers got a bit of a head start to planting this year. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Late blight management technology project underway April 2016

The Ontario Potato Board and Dr. Eugenia Banks are collaborating on a new two-year project to evaluate late blight management technologies new to Ontario. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Webinar: A new method for wireworm control April 2016

Learn more about Christine Noronha's wireworm trap in an exclusive webinar presentation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The dark side of black cutworm April 2016

Just because black cutworms don’t overwinter in Canada doesn’t mean they aren’t a threat to potato crops. The insects spend their winters in the southern United States but travel north on low-level jet streams and, once they cross the border into Canada, they look for a tasty food source. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Training sessions for potato scouts April 2016

Eugenia Banks is offering free training sessions for potato scouts in May. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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