Tag Archives: Pests

Upcoming Ginseng Meetings November 28, 2016

Ginseng Pesticide and Research Prioritization Meeting Ginseng growers, researchers and industry representatives are invited to attend the annual Ginseng Pesticide and Research Prioritization Meeting Where: Simcoe Research Station Auditorium When: Monday, November 28 Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm This is … Continue reading

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Tracking Lavender Pests over the Growing Season

Lavender is affected by several insect and disease pests but little is known about their development and life cycle on the crop. In 2015 we monitored four lavender sites over the growing season for all major and minor pests to … Continue reading

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How are pesticides registered in Canada?

Pesticide Registration in Canada and Ontario By Allison Moorman, OMAFRA-University of Guelph USEL Student A pesticide, or pest control product, is a substance (insecticide, fungicide, or herbicide) used to prevent, destroy or repel pest organisms. All products applied to a … Continue reading

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Watch out for bacterial blight in hazelnuts

From Erica De Jong, OMAFRA Summer Student and Melanie Filotas, Specialty Crops IPM Specialist, OMAFRA While most members of Ontario’s emerging hazelnut industry recognize the importance of managing eastern filbert blight, other pests can also affect this crop and will … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update #7 July 17 – populations escalating

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Spotted wing drosophila trap captures have escalated this week!  (Figure 1.) Do not take chances with SWD control right now. Figure 1: SWD positive sites and number of flies trapped by week SWD was present at…

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Ginseng Crop Update – August 22, 2014

We have been finding a significant amount of aphids in ginseng fields over the past few weeks. They have been found on all ages of ginseng and several areas of the ginseng growing region. Look for aphids on the underside … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – April 25, 2014

This is the first Ginseng Crop Update of the 2014 growing season. As with last year, Ginseng Crop Updates will be provided on an irregular basis throughout the summer as new issues or announcements occur. Ginseng growers can receive blog … Continue reading

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