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Patience Pays with Bertha Armyworm

Late last summer, a canola field heavily infested with bertha armyworm in western Manitoba created a lot of fuss on Twitter, proving, yet again, just how localized population spikes can be in some areas. While sudden population spikes can cause panic, experts recommend that growers only take measures after they’ve got a good handle on what’s in the field. That means scouting and looking for beneficial insects to see if fields have reached economic thresholds.

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