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  • Colorado potato beetle

    Pyrethroids may not be best choice for controlling Colorado potato beetle

    PACIFIC NORTHWEST: Growers who haven’t treated for Colorado potato beetle (CPB) at planting may begin finding adults, eggs or larvae in their fields. Rising potato production costs have growers searching for economical solutions to control CPB. While cost is always a valid concern, failure to observe sound control  strategies may compound problems as the season progresses. When timing your first foliar application to control CPB, apply as soon as you see very small larvae begin…

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