Category Archives: Specialty Vegetable Pest Management

Managing Japanese beetles without chemicals – can it be done?

By Melanie Filotas, Specialty Crops IPM Specialist, OMAFRA and Hannah Fraser, Entomology Program Lead – Horticulture, OMAFRA With the dog days of summer upon us, it’s once again Japanese beetle season.  Adult beetles are active in much of southern Ontario.  In … Continue reading

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Brown marmorated stink bug update: distribution, monitoring and research

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
Hannah Fraser, Entomology Program Lead – Horticulture, OMAFRA Where is BMSB? We have been actively monitoring for BMSB since 2011. As of June 2015, we have confirmed BMSB has established (breeding) populations at 5 locations in…

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Late blight update

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
Tomato late blight has been confirmed in Chatham-Kent this week. Previous late blight confirmations this season have been in tomatoes in Essex and Elgin Counties and on potatoes in the Orangeville area. See the late blight…

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Delegate Insecticide Registered for Ginseng and Several Other Specialty Crops

By: J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Delegate Insecticide for control of several additional insect pests on several crops in Canada including ginseng, basil, dill, … Continue reading

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Coragen Insecticide now registered on peanuts, artichokes and green onion subgroup

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of several URMULE registrations for Coragen Insecticide for control/suppression of several caterpillar pests of peanuts, globe artichokes and the green onion subgroup in Canada. The green onion subgroup (3-07B) includes some … Continue reading

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Vivando Fungicide now registered on hops and specialty cucurbits

From Jim Chaput, Minor Use Coordinator and Melanie Filotas, Specialty Crops IPM Specialist, OMAFRA The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of  Vivando SC Fungicide for control/suppression of powdery mildew on several new crops, including cucurbits and … Continue reading

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Rootshield Fungicide Registered for Ginseng and some other Specialty Crops

Rootshield® HC & WP Biological Fungicide labels expanded via Minor Use Program to manage diseases on additional crops By: J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration … Continue reading

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