Season for pests in quinoa
By ON Specialty Crops
Quinoa growers commonly find goosefoot groundling moth, tarnished plant bug, quinoa downy mildew, and Passalora leaf spot each season in Ontario quinoa fields.
There are no registered pest-control products for most insects and diseases on quinoa in Canada. Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas from Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs breakdown some of these common quinoa pests and provide some resources for scouting and treatment. | READ MORE
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