QUIZ – pest management plan

Three questions to help plan your management for verticillium stripe, herbicide-resistant kochia and insects.


Verticillium stripe has been a hot topic at farm shows this winter and spring. When it comes to crop rotation as a management step, how many years between canola crops are required to reduce microsclerotia counts by 90 per cent?


Which of the following pre-seed burn-off tank mix combinations is likely the most “effective” for fields (1) with kochia and (2) planned for canola?


Lumiderm and Fortenza seed treatments use Group 28 insecticide active ingredient. Coragen and Benevia foliar products are also Group 28 insecticides. What is the minimum required days between seed treatment application and foliar application of these Group 28 products?