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Farmers should choose pesticides that kill soybean aphids but spare their natural insect enemies

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dc.contributor.author Frewin, A.J.
dc.contributor.author Schaafsma, A.W.
dc.contributor.author Hallett, R.H.
dc.contributor.author Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship
dc.date.accessioned 2012-12-10T22:54:45Z
dc.date.available 2012-12-10T22:54:45Z
dc.date.issued 2012-12-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/4823
dc.description This summary is a project of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph, with project partners: the Business Development Office (BDO), SPARK Program at the University of Guelph, and Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University. This project is part of the Pan-Canadian Research Impact Network. http://csahs.uoguelph.ca/pps/Clear_Research en_US
dc.description.abstract To protect the parasitic wasp Aphelinus certus, a natural enemy of the soybean aphid, soybean farmers should select pesticides that kill soybean aphids but spare the wasp. Potential pesticides to use in soybean pest management plans that are not harmful to A. certus include: spirotetramat, Beauveria bassiana, mineral oil, and flonicamid. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Project support by Agri-Food and Rural Link, Mobilizing Agri-food and Rural Research Knowledge. A program of the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership. http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/omafra/ partnership/KTT_and_IP.shtml en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject soybean en_US
dc.subject soybean aphid en_US
dc.subject Aphelinus certus en_US
dc.subject natural enemies en_US
dc.subject pesticides en_US
dc.subject pest management en_US
dc.title Farmers should choose pesticides that kill soybean aphids but spare their natural insect enemies en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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