Managing cabbage seedpod weevil in canola using a trap crop—A commercial field scale study in western Canada

@inproceedings{Crcamo2007ManagingCS,
  title={Managing cabbage seedpod weevil in canola using a trap crop—A commercial field scale study in western Canada},
  author={H{\'e}ctor A. C{\'a}rcamo and Robert Dunn and Lloyd M. Dosdall and O. O. Olfert},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract Cabbage seedpod weevil is a relatively new pest of canola (oilseed rape) in the Prairie Ecozone of western Canada. In some years, in southern Alberta, farmers have had to resort to costly aerial insecticide applications to protect their canola crops. In this study, we evaluated perimeter trap cropping as a strategy to manage weevils in large commercial fields of canola. A total of 11 experimental fields (with perimeter trap crops) and nine conventional fields without trap crops were… CONTINUE READING

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