Ensure proper growth stage when lygus scouting and using thresholds

Lygus and Seed in Sweep Net

The lygus bug’s piercing and sucking mouthparts allow it to feed on canola crops, but the proper management of lygus requires several considerations. First, the growth stage of the canola crop and the stage of lygus bug development both need to be accounted for when scouting for the insect. Then, pending the majority of the…

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Check twice for improved long-term sclerotinia management

sclerotinia spray decision

Sclerotinia stem rot can cause significant damage in canola and is a challenge to predict and manage every year. However, implementing one tactic utilized in sclerotinia research could provide a huge benefit to growers over time. In addition to assessing sclerotinia risk and making that tough spray decision at the appropriate crop timing, it is…

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Five focus areas informing CARP 2023

Verticillium stripe research photo (Borhan's research team)

Preparations are underway for CARP 2023. Read the research priorities informing the program that is aimed at helping canola farmers increase productivity, profitability and sustainability with reduced production risk. Then check out the many projects (completed and ongoing) from the Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP), which are featured on the Canola Research Hub.

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