Crop Profile for Cranberry in Canada, 2019 (55 pages) - Synopsis
The Crop Profile for Cranberry in Canada, 2019 provides an overview of production and pest management practices for this crop in Canada. Information is provided on abiotic factors affecting crop growth. The biology of key disease, insect and mite and weed problems is presented as well as cultural and chemical methods of control.
Grower issues/gaps in pest management, identified through stakeholder consultations are described in each of the three main sections (disease, insect/mite and weed) and under each pest description. Pest management resources, including websites, publications, grower organizations and provincial specialists for cranberry are provided at the end of the profile.
Limited production and market statistics are provided to give context to the economic importance of the crop. For more detailed statistics, the reader is referred to Statistics Canada.
Information on pest issues and management practices is provided for information purposes only. For detailed information on growing cranberry, the reader is referred to provincial crop production guides and provincial ministry websites listed in the Resources Section at the end of the profile. For guidance about crop protection products registered for pests on peach, the reader is referred to provincial crop production guides and Health Canada’s Pesticide label database.
The Crop Profile for Cranberry in Canada, 2019 (full report) is available from Government of Canada Publications.
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