December 7, 2011
Presents economic thresholds for insects attacking forage crops. A common problem for agricultural producers is deciding whether or not to treat a crop for a specific insect pest. Economic thresholds can help producers make these decisions by providing guidance as to whether insect control can be...
April 1, 1999
Echinacea (Echinacea spp.) has recently become one of the most common and highly valued medicinal plants on the Canadian Prairies. The cultivated acreage of echinacea is increasing steadily because of the high value and strong demand for this crop worldwide. There are several commercial plantings...
November 1, 1996
Trends in crop diversification on the Canadian prairies have resulted in the increased production of exotic herbs, spices, essential oils and medicinal plants. With these new specialty crops have come unique disease and pest problems, some of which were previously rare or unknown on the prairies....