Fleas: 1 Control: 0 | Flea beetles developed a tolerance to the latest pesticides in just seven years. How did that happen and what does it mean for crops?
Pest management experts have determined that neonicotinoid seed treatments are becoming less effective against flea beetles. As a result, new chemistries and approaches will soon be needed to control flea beetles in Western Canada, said Bob Elliott, an Agriculture Canada entomologist. “We have certainly seen weaknesses in our current registered products,” said Elliott from his […] Read more