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September 3, 2008
By Dave Harrison


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Whitefly, new pesticide registrations, and Sprayscout demos.


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PEST UPDATE – Whitefly
October 30, 2008  |  by Sean Valk

whitefly2Whiteflies are small insect pests with sucking mouth parts.  They belong to the family Aleyrodidae   (Suborder Homoptera) and are related to other sucking insects including aphids, scales, leafhoppers, and mealybugs. 
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PESTICIDE REGISTRATION UPDATE –
Greenhouse Vegetable

October 30, 2008  |  by Sean Chiki
New Registrations!
Tristar™ 70 WSP has been granted a User Requested Minor Use Label Expansion (URMULE) for the control of whiteflies on greenhouse tomatoes.  More information on this registration will be available soon.
Citation® 75WP has been granted a URMULE for the control of fungus gnats in greenhouse lettuce production.  |  FULL STORY

PEST MANAGEMENT TIP
A Few Tips for a Successful Fogger Application

October 30, 2008   |  by Louis Damm

pesttip_octA Few Tips for a Successful Fogger Application:First it is important to make sure the machine is clean.  This includes brushing clean the main resonator barrel, inspecting injection nozzles to make sure they are not plugged. |  FULL STORY



PEST MANAGEMENT TOOL UPDATE
October 30, 2008   |  by Sean Chiki

sprayscout_finalSprayScout is Now Available!
SprayScout, the pest management software developed by Engage Agro Corp and Flowers Canada, was officially launched at the 2008 Canadian Greenhouse Conference, and is now available. 
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