Crop Protection
Possible interactions among biocontrols for fungus gnats.  Simultaneous release of several biocontrols that occupy the same niche could have a negative effect
Fungicide resistance pressures.  Often the risk very much depends on the chemical class to which it belongs

Noted Australian poet C.J. Dennis (1876-1938) penned an agricultural version of “The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.” It’s as whimsical as it is thought provoking, and illustrates the complexities of pest management. (Editor's note: At the very least you’ve been forewarned, should your crop scout ever bring you the news: “You’ve got Grimble Grubs…”)

Setting Minor Use priorities at annual Ottawa conference.  New products are discussed, contacts made,
and pesticides of future interest identified
Managing pesticide resistance in whiteflies

Assessing the resistance shown by American serpentine leafminers

Greenhouse cucumber growers could soon have more help in dealing with powdery mildew.
Avoiding resistance.  We need to maintain the susceptibility of pests in order to prolong the useful life of pesticides.
Research not just for researchers.  There’s no secret handshake, and to some extent every grower is already involved

The software allows growers to record and review pesticide and beneficial insect application events. Many parameters of each application can be recorded for immediate use or for future evaluation.
Being keen on clean.  Many pests and pathogens can survive poor conditions for a long time
Canada has always been lagging behind the U.S. and other greenhouse production areas of the world when it comes to the availability of pest control products.
Two-spotted spider mite, otherwise known simply as spider mite, is one of the most – if not the most – persistent and troublesome pests for greenhouse cucumbers. 
With the cold season reluctant to leave, mice continue to seek bed and board which is not good for your plants. You may already have seen evidence of their gnawing at the base of some small trees.
Phytophora ramorum or sudden oak death (SOD) has recently been detected in Canada and was likely brought here through infected plants from the United States, and possibly the Netherlands.
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