Thursday, April 16, 2009

Pest Management Updates

The Pest Management Centre at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has new information available on its website. Visit the PMC Website or click on the hyperlinks below for the latest pest management information.

The following project pages under Pesticide Risk Reduction Program > Implementation projects have been updated with the final results:

PRR06-360 The development and implementation of a late blight fungicide spray model for Canadian potato growers

MU03-ENT03 Replacement technologies for managing fruit flies, Rhagoletis species, key pests of cherry in Canada

MUR06-100 Reduced risk herbicides for horticultural crops in organic soils: supplemental registration data & herbicide screening

PRR03-230 Pesticide free production systems for flax, wheat and oat

PRR06-370 Improving the scope and delivery of weather-based decision models for plant diseases in wheat

SCR07-005 Field Trials to evaluate fungicides for control of Phytophthora root rot of caneberries (raspberry)

MUR06-110 Evaluation of various reduced-risk products for management of powdery mildew in greenhouse cucumber, tomato and pepper

PRR06-520 Detection and tracking of airborne rust spores as an information tool for pesticide-reduction strategies

PRR06-490 Pesticide risk reduction in soybeans by comparing conventional, organic and Integrated Weed Management systems and soybean cultivar traits