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Potato farmers losing wireworm weapon


August 5, 2011
By CBC News

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wirewormsAugust 5, 2011,
Charlottetown, PEI – P.E.I. potato farmers will soon have to wage war on
wireworm without a chemical critical in the pest’s eradication.

August 5, 2011,
Charlottetown, PEI – P.E.I. potato farmers will soon have to wage war on
wireworm without a chemical critical in the pest’s eradication.

wireworms 
  

Some P.E.I. potato farmers
are facing a serious infestation of wireworm and the only fix – Thimet – will
be unavailable as the Health Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency phases
out the product next year.

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