Category Archives: New Products

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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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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Activity of Insecticides and Miticides on Grape Pests, 2017

Ratings in shaded cells indicate the insect/mite is listed on the product label for control or suppression. Please see the product label or crop calendars for registered uses. Additional information, derived from other sources, is provided in this table to … Continue reading

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Chloropicrin 100 and Pic Plus Fumigant Labels Expanded via Minor Use Program for Control of Nematodes and Soil Borne Pests on Additional Crops in Canada

J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Chloropicrin 100 Liquid Soil Fumigant and Pic Plus Fumigant for control of root knot and root lesion nematodes and … Continue reading

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