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OMAFRA apple specialists break down recent PMRA re-evaluations

January 19, 2021  By Fruit and Vegetable

ONfruit’s latest Orchard Network newsletter is now available on their website. This issue of the publication for commercial apple growers covers topics like: effects of rootstock on growth and yield; what’s new in the 2021 OMAFRA* Crop Protection Guide for Apples; and information on apple leafcurling midge.

It also includes updates on recent re-evaluation decisions made by the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). The PMRA has released several re-evaluation decisions relevant to apple growers. Kristy Grigg-McGuffin (OMAFRA’s horticulture integrated pest management (IPM) specialist) and Cassandra Russell (OMAFRA’s tree fruit specialist) break down the re-evaluation outcomes and what they mean for apple growers.

Read the full article and newsletter here.


*Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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