Bertha armyworms are one of the most significant insect pests of canola in Canada.
Saskatchewan Agriculture monitors the emergence of Bertha armyworm moths during the growing season using a pheromone trapping system.
Host plants of the cabbage seedpod weevil all belong to the mustard family, and include canola, brown mustard, cole crops and cruciferous weeds.
What damage does Cabbage Seedpod Weevil cause?
The newsletter includes a compilation of articles relating to entomology, plant pathology, weed science, soils and agronomy issues.
Regular inspection of the grain bin will help you to determine whether or not a problem exists.
In Western Canada, canola and mustard are the diamondback moth's primary targets.
Keeping insect infestations below significant levels through preventative measures is at the core of long term integrated pest management.
Eight flea beetle species are known to attack canola, mustard, and rapeseed.
The grasshopper forecast map indicates that the risk of economically significant grasshopper populations.
Grasshoppers are a major pest of cultivated crops and rangeland in the world's semi-arid regions.
In lentil, grasshoppers pose the greatest threat from the bud stage through to early pod development.
Guide to Crop Protection provides information on the use of herbicides, fungicides and insecticides for control of weeds, plant diseases and insects.
Diamondback moth larvae have been known to cause economic damage as early as late May
Ideally, the grain should be dry before being put into storage, and cooled as quickly as possible.
This publication provides information on pesticide resistance and insect, disease and weed management in a potato crop.
Red turnip beetles are an occasional pest of canola, rapeseed and mustard in the northern Great Plains of North America.
Infestations of wheat midge can reduce crop yields and lower the grade of the harvested grain.
In Saskatchewan the start of midge emergence in southern regions is usually late June or early July.
Areas of infestation indicated on the forecast map of over 600 wheat midge per square metre may result in significant damage and yield loss.
The wheat stem sawfly is thought to be native to North America and is found throughout the brown soil zone of the Great Plains.
Wheat stem sawfly populations have resurged as pests of serious economic importance to wheat producers on the Great Plains.