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Understanding one of the few insecticides for organic growers

publication date: Jan 1, 2013
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Very few insecticides are registered for use in organic production systems, which makes dealing with the multitude of arthropod (insect and mite) pests a challenge. The product Entrust® is commercially available for use against a number of insect pests including thrips, caterpillars, leafminers, and some leaf-feeding beetles including Colorado potato beetle and flea beetles. It is an expensive product, however, so it’s important for growers to understand how to use it.

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