|Lead Researcher||Christine Noronha|
|Co-Researcher(s)||Héctor Cárcamo, John Gavloski, Tyler Wist|
|Start Date||April 2018|
|End Date||March 2022|
|Funding Partners||Manitoba Canola Growers, SaskCanola|
Climate models predict that the pollen beetle B. viridescens will eventually move from the Atlantic to western regions in Canada and there is currently no economic threshold or registered insecticide to manage it.
To develop economic thresholds and test the efficacy of insecticides which can contribute to its registration for pollen beetle control.
This section will be updated upon completion of the project.
An established pest threshold will help growers make effective decisions on when to apply insecticides to maintain canola production.
Keywords: Brassicogethes viridescens, B. viridescens, Pollen beetle, Insecticides, Economic threshold
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