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Economic thresholds for insects attacking oilseeds

Description

Many economic thresholds for insects attacking oilseed crops currently in use are nominal (i.e. unsupported by research). Some economic thresholds have been developed for major pests attacking crops in Western Canada. The following data have been compiled from various sources, including the guidelines published by the Western Committee on Crop Pests, and indicate the economic threshold recommendations being made.

Tags
field crops infestation insects oil and seed crops oilseeds pests plant insects

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Series Title

Agri-facts

Extent

6 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture
Subject (LCSH)

Insect pests.

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-01-01

Date Added

2015-12-14T15:41:34.281497

Date Modified

2014-01-01

Date Issued

2014-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

140/620-1

NEOS catalogue key

7185753

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture and Forestry

Contact Email

duke@gov.ab.ca