Category Archives: New Products

SWD in Ontario

Spotted Wing Drosophila 2017 This year we are doing a very small scale regional monitoring program. Use these results in addition to your own monitoring program to determine when SWD is present. Conduct a salt water test or a plastic … Continue reading

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Exirel label expanded for the control of aphids and the suppression of thrips in strawberries and for the control of black vine weevil, obscure root weevil, spotted wing drosophila and Japanese beetle in caneberries (CG 13-07A)

ExirelTM has recently received minor use label expansion (URMULE) registrations for control of aphids and the suppression of thrips in strawberries and the control of black vine weevil, obscure root weevil, spotted wing drosophila and Japanese beetle in caneberries in … Continue reading

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June 16 Berry Bulletin

June 16, 2017 Crop development: A lot of fruit ripened quickly over last weekend with the warm weather.  June bearing harvest continues where row covers were used. Pick-your-own operations in southern Ontario are opening this weekend.  Raspberries are in bloom … Continue reading

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Brown marmorated stink bugs are active now!

Hannah Fraser, Entomologist – Horticulture, OMAFRA Guelph The University of Guelph and OMAFRA are conducting a targeted grower participatory survey for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, in Niagara and in Simcoe as part of a larger project, using … Continue reading

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Emergency Use registrations for Spotted Wing Drosophila

Two insecticides have recently been registered for emergency use on spotted wing drosophila (SWD) on berry crops (crop group 13-07) and stone fruits (crop group 12) in Ontario.

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Activity of Fungicides and Bactericides on Pear Diseases, 2017

This table provides information on the relative activity of fungicides and bactericides registered on tender fruit. The numbers within cells represent the relative efficacy of a product against a specific disease.  Increasing numbers equal greater effectiveness.  Cells shaded yellow indicate … Continue reading

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Activity of Fungicides and Bactericides on Stone Fruit Diseases, 2017

This table provides information on the relative activity of fungicides and bactericides registered on tender fruit. The numbers within cells represent the relative efficacy of a product against a specific disease.  Increasing numbers equal greater effectiveness.  Cells shaded yellow indicate … Continue reading

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