QUIZ – This Week in Agronomy

Three questions on hot topics in canola agronomy for the past week – thin crops, pre-harvest aids and flea beetles.

1. Canola Watch asked a few harvest specialists whether they recommend swathing or straight combining a thin stand. What was the consensus?
2. Crop staging is critical for pre-harvest applications on canola. Pre-harvest _____________ may only be applied when grain moisture content is less than 30% in the least mature part of the field. (Fill in the blank.)
3. The yield risk from flea beetle feeding late in the season is low in most situations. Numbers have to be very high – perhaps ___ per plant – before economic losses occur. (Fill in the blank.)