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Potatoes

Insects

Lepidopteran pests are a wide range of insects that include moths and butterflies, and infect most horticultural crops in Canada. Adults are active fliers that are able to suck plant nectar and other fluids, but not chew. Larvae do much of the crop damage with their well-developed mandibles.

Related products: Clutch® and DiPel®

Weeds

Broadleaf and grassy weeds compete with crops for vital nutrients, moisture and sunlight. A wide range of problematic weeds interfere with potato production.

      • Common ragweed
      • Eastern black nightshade
      • Dandelion
      • Green foxtail
      • Hairy nightshade
      • Lamb’s-quarters
      • Pigweed

Related product: Chateau®

Diseases

Late blight is one of the most serious diseases in many field vegetables. Caused by the fungus Phytophthora infestans, late blight causes significant economic loss if untreated. Symptoms develop on leaves, stems, branches and fruit (green and ripe). Plants take on a distinctive black, greasy appearance.

Related product: Presidio®