Ongoing issues: Flea beetles, cutworms, excess moisture

June 8, 2016 - Issue 12

Canola at the 4-leaf stage has outgrown the high risk period for flea beetles. Cutworms are still feeding — but reports of damage seem to be down somewhat this week. Warm conditions have replaced cool, wet conditions last week, which means most crop are recovering from a few days underwater.

If flea beetles, cutworms and excess moisture stress are still affecting canola in your region this week, here is a recap of a few articles and links from the past few weeks.

Flea beetles

Flea beetles: At risk crops
8 steps to make the right flea beetle spray decision

Cutworms

Cutworms: The basics
Damage ID: Cutworms or seedling diseases

Excess moisture

Young canola vulnerable to water-logging

Canola Watch