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  • Take Control of Colorado Potato Beetles in Potatoes

    The Colorado potato beetle can cause significant losses in potato crops. The Pacific Northwest Pest Management Handbooks provide tips to help potato growers manage Colorado potato beetle populations. Due to the pests’ tendency to overwinter near places where potatoes were planted in the year prior, growers can generally predict the emergence of the Colorado potato beetle with the aid of degree day models. Because the newly emerged beetles are not heavy feeders, it is best…

Agronomic image of potato pests
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