Potatoes in Canada

Tuber Talk
Understanding insecticides and how they work

March 22, 2023
By Potatoes in Canada


Whether it’s a pest that chews or sucks, controlling insects in your field is a necessary part of life for potato growers.

In this episode of Tuber Talk, Potatoes in Canada editor Derek Clouthier talks with Andrew Thompson, area business manager for ADAMA Canada. Thompson helps listeners get a better understanding of the various types of insecticides, how they work, what they are intended to do, what factors can contribute to them not working the way one would expect and what type of products are tailored to a growers’ specific needs.

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The music used in this episode is Vital Signs from Purple Planet Music.

Support for this series provided by Adama.

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