Episode 4: Strawberry Anthracnose & Sweet Potatoes
In this episode, we are joined by Erica Pate, Fruit Crop Specialist for berries to talk weather-based models and how they can be used to manage issues like anthracnose in strawberries. For more information on anthracnose management, click here. As well, is it a yam or sweet potato? Melanie Filotas, Horticulture IPM Specialist for specialty crops sets the record straight on Ontario sweet potato production. Plus, Ontario crop updates for July 3rd, 2020.
Editor’s note: Since the recording of this podcast, cucumber downy mildew has now been detected in Kent County, Ontario.
Music: Aspire by Scott Holmes
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