Artwork for podcast Tuber Talk
A new crop for controlling wireworms
24th November 2022 • Tuber Talk • Potatoes in Canada
00:00:00 00:18:11

Share Episode

Shownotes

Wireworms, the larvae of click beetles, are notoriously damaging to tubers. Found across Canada, the worms can survive in irregularly cold temperatures, making them an even more persistent problem. Now, AAFC research scientists have found a natural way to suppress wireworm populations more naturally: by incorporating buckwheat crops into rotation. Listen to Drs. Christine Noronha and Jason McCallum in this episode of Tuber Talk as they discuss what has been learned about buckwheat and how producers can take advantage.

Never miss an episode by subscribing on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcherTuneIn or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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

Follow

Links