Ask an Expert: Insect Resistance Management Strategies

Q: With summer approaching, why is now a  good time to focus on insect resistance management strategies?

A: As the temperature increases, the insect population cycle shortens. This causes more and more insects throughout the summer. Typically there’s a bell curve that starts mid April, peaks in August and drops off again in October. Insects are very active during this curve, so it’s important the grower is diligent about controlling them…

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