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Natural pest control under review

July 19, 2018
By CBC News

A research scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in P.E.I is investigating natural ways to deal with pests that damage cabbage, canola and potatoes. 

In canola, the effect of pollen beetles are being studied. Pollen beetles are currently found in Quebec and P.E.I but climate models are showing that these pests are going to be moving into western Canada, where canola is a major crop. 

Aside from pollen beetles, the research looks into the effect of diamondback moths, click beetles, wireworms and potential pest management strategies. | READ MORE



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