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OMAFRA: Strawberry disease prediction models available for 2023

July 12, 2023  By ONFruit

This season strawberry disease prediction models are available for Ontario growers to access to help assess the risk of anthracnose and botrytis epidemics from bloom to harvest.

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has partnered with Weather Source to provide OnPoint Weather. The locations on the map are based on agricultural production and use all nearby weather data and geography to provide accurate forecasting data. At the end of the season, OnPoint Weather data will be compared to on-farm weather station data to assess predictive accuracy.

The Strawberry Diseases Decision Support System includes a map indicating fruit infection risk across the province and a graph tracking risk through the season. |READ MORE


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